The College of Arts & Letters @Idaho State University

in collaboration with

The Gender Resource Center announce:

11th Annual Multidisciplinary Conference on



Idaho State University, Pocatello, ID

March 5-6, 2015

Keynote: Audrey Giles, University of Ottawa

Co-sponsored by the ISU Cultural Events Committee


Gender and sexuality play pivotal roles in our daily lives; how we express ourselves and interact with others, they are present if not always recognized. The purpose of this conference is to explore and recognize the multitude of ways we express, deliver, decipher, inquire into, and perform gender and sexuality.

This conference is funded primarily through the ISU Women’s History Month events fund and is completely FREE of charge. There is no cost to present and all sessions will be free and open to the public.

ALL submissions related to gender and/or sexuality will be considered.

Possible topics could include:

o Spirituality and gender

o Mental and physical health in relation to gender/sexuality

o Empirical/experimental research into gender/sexuality

o Gender/sexuality in history

o Sex and the law

o Gender in the media

o The politics of sex

o Gender in relation to LGBTQIA

o Gender and sexuality in education

o Sexual ethics

o Alternative sexualities

o Gender stereotypes and gender roles

o International perspectives on sexuality/gender issues

o Sexual violence

The committee invites advanced undergraduate and graduate students as well as faculty and adjunct from all colleges and universities, to submit proposals. Panel submissions from groups, student organizations, etc. are also welcome.

PRESENTATION FORMATS: Presentations may take several different formats, including: papers (resulting from group work or individuals); slide presentations; films; readings; and performances. Presentations should be no longer than 15 minutes in duration. Standard A/V equipment such as computer and projector will be provided. If you require additional equipment you need to provide it yourself. Video conferencing is not allowed.

SUBMISSION GUIDELINES: Please attach an abstract/short summary, no longer than one page in length, and be sure to include your full name, academic status, institution and complete contact information.

Submissions should be e-mailed to:

The committee will review all submissions and submitters will be notified by February 1, 2015

Affordable lodging is available close to the ISU campus, for more information about the conference, questions or concerns please visit

or contact the Gender Center at 208-282-2805, or