Gender, Sexuality and Women's Studies Program

Call for Papers


8th Annual Capital District
Feminist Studies Consortium Conference

Friday, February 7, 2020

807 Union Street
Schenectady, NY 12308

Conference will take place in the Hale House Dining Hall and Everest Lounge.


Faculty members, staff, and graduate students seeking to make a formal presentation of scholarship are invited to submit an abstract of no more than 500 words. Chosen participants will have a total of 20 minutes to present their work and for Q&A.


Everyone (undergraduate students as well as graduate students, staff, and faculty) is invited to submit an abstract of 300-500 words for a poster session associated with the event. Posters will be on display and time will be set aside for people to view and discuss them with the presenters.


While we encourage those who have presented at CDFS conferences in the past to submit an abstract, priority in the review of abstracts will be given to those who have not presented recently. Send abstracts to Jillmarie Murphy ( by Friday, November 29, 2019. Please state whether your abstract should be considered for a poster, presentation, or both. Also indicate if you would like your paper to be considered for a poster presentation if it is not selected for a paper presentation. Submissions will receive a response by Friday, December 13, 2019.

Deadline for submissions: November 29, 2019

Questions? Please contact Jillmarie Murphy (