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Save the Date:

The 10th annual

Gender & Sexuality Conference

will be held on Friday, March 10, 2023

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For those not affiliated with WSU, please click here for details about visitor parking options and map.  We have reserved parking spots in lot 24 (off 17th Street). They will be indicated by orange cones that you will need to move.

For those affiliated with WSU, please follow standard parking protocols to ensure reserved spots are available to our off campus attendees. 

2023 Conference Agenda

Friday, March 10th (Rhatigan Student Center, 3rd Floor)

The agenda for the day is as follows:

  • 8:30-9:00 am: In person Check-in/Registration and light refreshments
  • 9:00-9:30 am: Welcome & Community Organization Showcase 
  • 9:45-10:45 am: Morning break-out session #1
    • Representations of Patriarchy and Heteronormativity
    • Workshop: Recognizing, Affirming, and Teaching Diverse Genders and Sexualities 
  • 11:00-noon: Morning break-out session #2
    • Inclusive Healthcare
    • Workshop: Women living with Disabilities
  • noon-1:00 pm: Lunch Break
  • 1:00-2:00 pm: Afternoon break-out session #3
    • Pride and Queer Possibilities
    • Gender & Sexuality in Literature

  • 2:15-3:15 pm: SHUSH- Bricks and Burial performance
  • 3:30-4:30 pm: Keynote Presentation

    Dr. Leandra Hernandez: Gender, Identity, and Reproductive Justice in a post-Roe World

  • 4:30-5:30 pm: Networking Reception