Co-sponsored by The Critical Race and Ethnic Studies and Gender, Sexuality, and Women's Studies Programs, this annual conference brings nationally recognized speakers who are thought leaders in issues of race, gender and sexuality. It is one of the many ways the GSWS program exposes students to leading academics, writers and activists who bring fresh perspectives to issues currently being debated on college campuses.

15 Annual Student Conference on Race, Gender and Sexuality
Thursday, March 28, 2019 Livak Ballroom, Davis Center – Keynote Speaker, Guillermo Gómez-Peña: The Most (un)Documented Mexican Artist
Conference Program (PDF)

14th Annual Student Conference on Race, Gender and Sexuality
Friday, March 3, 2018 Livak Ballroom, Davis Center – Keynote Speaker, Tiffany Dena Loftin, “A Change you can Believe In: Racial Justice and Student Activism on College Campuses” |14th Conference Program (PDF)

13th Annual Student Conference on Race, Gender and Sexuality
Friday, March 3, 2017 Livak Ballroom, Davis Center – Keynote Speaker, Marga Gomez, “Punch Up: Survival Comedy”

12th Annual Student Conference on Race, Gender and Sexuality
Friday, March 18, 2016 Livak Ballroom, Davis Center - Keynote Speaker, Dr. Shanté Paradigm Smalls “Preforming # BlackLivesMatter” | 12th Conference Program (PDF)

11th Annual Student Conference on Race, Gender and Sexuality
Friday, March 13, 2015 Livak Ballroom, Davis Center - Keynote Speaker, Dr. Crystal Feimster “Rape and Welfare: The Case of Fort Jackson and the American Civil War”

10th Annual Student Conference on Race, Gender and Sexuality
Friday, March 14, 2014 Livak Ballroom, Davis Center - Keynote Speaker, Emi Koyama “On Becoming a Bottom-up Feminist”

9th Annual Student Conference on Race, Gender and Sexuality
Friday, March 15, 2013 Livak Ballroom, Davis Center Special Guest Appearance by DJ Lynnee Denise
"Invisible Dancers: The Politics of Race and Sexuality in House Music"

8th Annual Student Conference on Race, Gender and Sexuality
Friday, March 16, 2012 Billings Lounge North Special Guest Appearance by Spoken Word Artist Beau Sia

7th Annual Student Conference on Race, Gender and Sexuality
Friday, March 18, 2011 Billings Lounge North Special Guest Adelina Anthony "La Professora"

6th Annual Student Conference on Race, Gender and Sexuality
Saturday, February 6, 2010 Waterman 427 Keynote Speaker: Dr. Dayo F. Gore Women Gender, Sexuality Studies University of Massachusetts, Amherst
"A Hero(ine) Ain't Nothing but a Sandwich: Rethinking Leadership and "Victory" in the Histories of the Black Freedom Struggle"

5th Annual Student Conference on Race, Gender and Sexuality
Saturday, February 28, 2009 Waterman 427 Keynote Speaker: Rashad Shabazz George Washington Henderson Post Doctoral Fellow Department of Geography, University of Vermont

4th Annual Student Conference on Race, Gender and Sexuality
Saturday, February 23, 2008 Waterman 427 Keynote Speaker: Dr. Circe Sturm Anthropology and Native American Studies University of Oklahoma "Texas Tavola: A Taste of Sicily in the Lone Star State"

3rd Annual Student Conference on Race, Gender and Sexuality
Saturday, February 28, 2007 Waterman 427 Keynote Speaker: Gayatri Reddy Gender and Women's Studies Program University of Illinois-Chicago "Queer Desi Formations: Marking the Boundaries of Cultural Belonging in America"

2nd Annual Student Conference on Race, Gender and Sexuality
Saturday, February 28, 2006 Waterman 427 Keynote Speaker: Beverly Singer "We the People and Landscapes of Native America."

Annual Student Conference on Race, Gender and Sexuality
Saturday, February 12, 2005 Waterman 427 Keynote Speaker: Lisa Collins Film: "Tree Shade"