Wisconsin Symposium on Feminist Biology

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


Register here.

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:

Kelsey Lewis, Wittig Postdoctoral Fellow in Feminist Biology, Center for Research on Gender & Women, aklewis2@wisc.edu
Janet Hyde, Director, Center for Research on Gender & Women, jshyde@wisc.edu

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, aklewis2@wisc.edu.

Please fill out this poll to help us make an estimate of potential attendance and presentations.

Accessibility Information

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, jshyde@wisc.edu, the CRGW Director, with any questions.