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2015 NWSA Annual Conference: Precarity
November 12-15, 2015 • Milwaukee, Wisconsin

The National Women's Studies Association leads the field of women’s studies in educational and social transformation.  Established in 1977, NWSA has more than 2,000 members worldwide.  Our annual conference regularly draws more than 1,600 attendees and is the only annual meeting in the US exclusively dedicated to showcasing the latest feminist scholarship. 
The 2015 conference will open on Thursday, November 12, 2015 with two pre-conferences hosted by the Program Administration and Development and the Women’s Centers Standing Committees.  These daylong events offer networking and professional development opportunities for women’s and gender studies and women’s center administrators.
The General Conference will feature concurrent breakout sessions, receptions, and professional development sessions for graduate students and junior faculty. #NWSA2015 MOBILE APP
Connect and engage before, during and after the NWSA 2015 Conference, Precarity, November 12 - 15 at the Wisconsin Center and Milwaukee Hilton in Milwaukee, WI.  Pre-registration ends November 3, 2015.  After November 3,  please plan to register on site in Milwaukee.  On site registration locations and hours are listed here.

1) Download the App
Apple and Android users can download the NWSA 2015 Conference app by searching for "NWSA 2015".  Blackberry, Windows devices and web users can access the app online. This native app will include a searchable conference schedule, exhibitor information, and more.

2) Tweet about the NWSA 2015 Conference                       
Follow @nwsa and use the conference hashtag #nwsa2015 when tweeting about the conference.
3) Follow us on Instagram
Follow @NWSA_IG and use the conference hashtag #nwsa2015 when posting about the conference.
2015 NWSA Program Committee
Program Co-Chairs: Vivian M. May, Syracuse University
Adela C. Licona, University of Arizona
Review Chairs
Debility/Vulnerability:  Lisa Diedrich, Stony Brook University
Institutions/Containments:  Elora Chowdhury, University of Massachusetts, Boston
Affect/Eros:  Laura Perez, University of California, Berkeley
Distortion/Dispossession:  Treva Lindsey, The Ohio State University
Pre Conference Chairs
Program Administration and Development:  
Ann Burnett, North Dakota State University
LeeRay Costa, Hollins University
Women's Centers Chairs
Jamie L. Huber Ward, Utah State University
Susannah Bartlow, Marquette University

Women of Color Leadership Project
Shaeeda Mensah, Pennsylvania State University
Erica Williams, Spelman College

Travel Support
NWSA has received a generous gift from an anonymous donor to support travel grants to the NWSA conference. NWSA is working to match the gift to support the presentation of work by emerging scholars in women’s studies. Learn more and give today!