The Second International Gender and Sexuality Studies Conference, 2017

We are pleased to announce the 2nd International Gender and Sexuality Studies conference sponsored by the Women's Research Center and BGLTQ+ Student Center at the University of Central Oklahoma. Our conference this year will take place at the Skirvin Hilton OKC from September 28-30.

To successfully secure your place at the conference, please register yourself (and any other guests you would like to bring to the conference) by August 1st, 2017.

  • Early bird registration ends August 1st
  • $200 Non-Students/ $75 Students
  • August 2nd through close of registration September 1st
  • $250 Non-Student/ Students Same $75

Please register here.

Students will pay a discounted price of 75 dollars for the 3-day conference. All who register for the conference receive 3 lunches from the Skirvin Hilton Hotel. This registration fee also includes three days of wonderful presentations, art, and exhibitions. Some of our featured speakers will discuss LGBTQ+ issues and Islam, 3rd and 4th Gender or Two Spirit in Native American Societies, Iranian Kurdish women's experiences with pleasure, FGM, and abortion, and Cold war history and sexuality.

If you are planning to book your stay at the Skirvin Hilton Hotel, Oklahoma City learn more here
You are welcome to call the Hilton Hotel at 1-800-HILTONS and mention the UCO International Gender & Sexuality Conference (or group code UCO).

If you have any questions please email us at

For detailed Call For Paper guidelines, deadlines, and all other information, please download the document from here.