October 8, 2021
Senior Keynote: Dr. Patty Gowaty, "Evolutionary Biology and Feminism"
Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
University of California, Los Angeles
Keynote: Dr. Justin Garcia, "Orgasm Variation: A Biopsychosocial Approach"
Executive Director, Kinsey Institute; Ruth N. Halls Professor of Gender Studies, Indiana University
This keynote is free and open to the public.
2021 Symposium Details
Date and Location:
October 8, 2021 from 8:30am-5pm at the Pyle Center, Alumni Lounge: 702 Langdon Street, Madison, WI 53706
More information, including full schedule, will be shared closer to event date.
Registration cost for the full symposium: $50 until September 20; $70 after.
Registration cost for students: $10.
Registration includes breakfast and lunch.
Registration closes Monday, September 27.
A block of rooms at 15% discount is available at the Hilton Garden Inn Madison Downtown for Thursday October 7th and Friday October 8th. To reserve a room at this discount, call the Hilton Garden Inn at (608) 251-9588 and indicate that you are attending the Feminist Biology Symposium. Unreserved rooms will be released on September 7, 2021.
Hilton Garden Inn Madison Downtown
770 Regent Street
Madison, WI 53715
phone: (608) 251-9588
The Symposium on Feminist Biology is presented by:
Center for Research on Gender & Women
Department of Gender & Women’s Studies
University of Wisconsin—Madison
The Symposium is made possible through the Gertraude Wittig Endowment
Co-sponsored by the Department of Psychology, Wisconsin Institute of Discovery, and Department of Integrative Biology.
For more information, contact:
Posters and Presentations
Presentation abstracts or proposals to present a short talk or poster at the symposium will be accepted, with a deadline of August 20, 2021. Proposals should be in a Word document and no longer than 300 words. Be sure to include a title. Indicate whether you prefer a short talk or a poster, although short talk slots are limited. Email your proposal to Kelsey Lewis, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please fill out this poll to help us make an estimate of potential attendance and presentations.
The Pyle Center is wheelchair accessible, and there is a ramp at the front of the building (South entrance). The Alumni Lounge, where the Symposium will be held, is on the first floor.
This is a fragrance-free event. Please refrain from wearing any scented products, including perfumes and lotions. More information about going fragrance-free can be found here.
Please contact Dr. Janet Hyde, email@example.com, the CRGW Director, with any questions.