Fourth International Gender and Sexuality Studies Conference

Call for Abstracts

The Women's Research Center and BGLTQ+ Student Center (collectively known as the Center) invites proposals for presentations at the Fourth International Gender and Sexuality Studies Conference. This international interdisciplinary conference welcomes proposals for presentations in a variety of formats that address issues of gender and sexuality in the social sciences, humanities, fine arts, and STEM fields. We invite students, faculty, staff, scholars, and activists to propose papers, panels, roundtable discussions, and poster presentations. We also welcome proposals to present or perform creative work including creative writing, drama, music, and visual art.

The IGSS conference will be held in the Nigh University Center at UCO on October 3-5, 2019.

Instructions for Submission Paper, workshop, panel and round table discussion submission guidelines:

  1. Initial submissions should include a 350-word abstract.
  2. Include what format you would like to present your work: paper presentation, round table, poster, full panel.
  3. You may submit your abstract in Word or PDF format.
  4. If the Center has questions on the proposal, we will reach out to you via email.
  5. Be sure to include your name, affiliation, phone number, and email address in your document.

Creative art submission guidelines:

  1. Creative art includes art displays, writing, drama, music and visual arts. If your work falls into one of the above categories, you are required to submit a 350-word description of your creative artwork.
  2. If the Center has questions on the proposal, we will reach out to you via email.
  3. You may submit your abstract in Word or PDF format.
  4. Include your name, affiliation, phone number, and email address in your document.

Abstracts should be submitted to thecenteratuco@gmail.com

The deadline to submit your paper for consideration is Friday, May 10, 2019, before 11:59PM.

For more questions, please contact Dr. Lindsey Churchill, Director of the Women's Research Center and the BGLTQ+ Student Center at lchurchill@uco.edu.