Students present research at the 16th Annual Women's Studies Conference.

UWF Annual Women's Studies Conference

The Annual UWF Women's Studies Conference features distinguished visiting scholars, award presentations and student and faculty research.

Annual Women's Studies Conference

Each year, the Women's Studies Collective hosts the annual Women's Studies Conference In addition to the presentation of the Mary F. Rogers Faculty Award, the conference features scholarly papers, poster presentations, visual and performance art pieces by graduate and undergraduate students that address women, gender, and sexuality.

The evening keynote address features respected scholars and leaders who are advancing initiatives relating to women, gender and sexuality. 

For more information on upcoming conferences, visit The University of West Florida's Annual Women's Studies Conference

The event is free and open to the public but registration is required. For more information, visit The University of West Florida's Annual Women's Studies Conference.

Conference Registration

Visit the conference registration page to register for the upcoming Annual Women's Studies Conference. 

Captain Wendy B. Lawrence delivered the 2016 address.

16th Annual Women's Study Conference Highlights

By Richard Conn, Center for Research and Economic Opportunity 

The 16th annual Women’s Studies Conference at the University of West Florida featured multi-disciplinary presentations of academic papers, posters and artwork from students, along with an address from the first female graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy to fly into space.

“All of you are underscoring the importance of women, gender and sexuality studies, especially at a time when such importance is being called into question,” Sydney Stone, co-president of the UWF Women’s Studies Collective and one of the organizers of the conference, told attendees in her remarks that kicked off the daylong conference held March 24.

Read more from the Center for Research and Economic Opportunity. 

Submission Requirements

Undergraduate and graduate students may submit conference works that take up women, gender and/or sexuality-related topics and issues as a primary focus. 

Abstract Submission Form 

Mary F. Rogers Award

Each year, the Mary F. Rogers Women’s Studies Faculty Award is given to a faculty member who has made significant contributions to the field of Women’s and Gender Studies at UWF. 

Mary F. Rogers Award 

Women's Studies Collective

The Women's Studies Collective sponsors the Annual Women's Studies Conference. The organization promotes a feminist presence on campus and in the UWF community. Learn more about the WSC. 

Women's Studies Collective

Conference Contact

For questions or information regarding the upcoming Women's Studies Conference, contact: 

Rebecca Steward
UWF Women’s, Gender, & Sexuality Studies Program Advisor