The fourth annual Gender Matters conference, "Embodying Praxis, Engaging Solutions," will be held at Governors State University on April 11-12, 2014.

Gender Matters is an academic conference highlighting research on gender, women and sexuality across all disciplines and historical periods. 

Conference planners seek to bring together students, activists and researchers to discuss the ongoing role of gender in structuring society. 

Preliminary Schedule  

Friday, April 11, 2014
12:00 - Registration Opens
12:00 - 1:30 Poster Session
1:30 - 2:45 Concurrent Session #1
3:00 - 4:00 Concurrent Session #2
4:15 - 5:15 Concurrent Session #3
5:30 - 6:30 Dinner (included)
6:30 - 7:30 Salon and Dessert Reception (cash bar)
8:00 - 9:30 Teatro Luna presents Generation Sex

Saturday, April 12, 2014
8:30 - Registration Opens
9:00 - 10:00 Concurrent Session #4
10:15 - 11:15 Concurrent Session #5
11:30 - 12:30 Concurrent Session #6
12:30 - 1:45 Lunch (included)
1:45 - 2:45 Concurrent Session #7
3:00 - 4:15 Concurrent Session #8
4:30 - 5:30 Concurrent Session #9
5:30 - 7:00 Reception (appetizers and wine included)
7:00 - 9:00 Evolving Gender Roles in the 21st Century - Keynote Address by Dr. Joycelyn Elders