Texas Tech University

Women's Studies Hosts Gender Identity Colloquium

Emily Gardner

October 21, 2015

The conference begins with registration at 8:30 a.m. Friday.

WHAT:           Texas Tech University's Women's Studies Program hosts the seventh annual Gender and Gender Identity Colloquium

WHEN:           8:30 a.m.-2 p.m., Friday (Oct. 23)

  • 8:30 a.m.: Check in and registration
  • 9-9:50 a.m.: Session I
  • 10-10:50 a.m.: Session II
  • 11-11:50 a.m.: Session III
  • Noon-12:50 p.m.: Session IV
  • Lunch: $10 boxed lunch
  • 1-1:50 p.m.: Blaine Bookey, keynote speaker

WHERE:         Red Raider Lounge, Student Union Building, 15th Street and Akron Avenue

EVENT:          Blaine Bookey, legal director and adjunct professor at the Center for Gender and Refugee Studies at University of California's Hastings College of Law, will be the keynote speaker. Bookey's work is in advancing protection for women, children and LGBT individuals.

The Women's Studies Program has hosted the conference since 2009. The event is open to the public and all sessions are free. There will be a boxed lunch available for purchase. For more information on the colloquium, the registration form and a complete schedule of events, visit the Gender and Gender Identity Colloquium website.

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CONTACT:  Tricia Earl, coordinator, Women's Studies Program, Texas Tech University, (806) 742-4335 or patricia.a.earl@ttu.edu.