4th Annual Women’s History Month Conference

By on February 18, 2014

A three-day Conference celebrating Women’s History Month at UTEP.

The conference features UTEP faculty and students, their research, as well as the work of local artists, community leaders, and national scholars.

The 2014 theme is “Women of Character, Courage, and Commitment.”

The Naked Truth: Women of Character, Courage, and Commitment

Fourth Annual Women’s History Month Conference: March 25-27, 2014

The University of Texas at El Paso

The Women’s Studies honor society Iota, Iota, Iota in partnership with the Women’s Studies Program and the Student Engagement and Leadership Center seek participants for a conference on March 25-27, 2014 at the Union East Building on the campus of The University of Texas at El Paso.


We invite activists, scholars, artists, faculty, undergraduate and graduate students in all fields to propose panels, papers, roundtable discussions, workshops, and performances.  Graduate and undergraduate students are encouraged to participate.


Panel formats will include 60-minute sessions of 2-3 presenters and 90-minute sessions of 3-4 presenters.  Workshops, roundtables, and performances may be 60 or 90 minutes. Bilingual panels are welcome. Proposals may include a single paper abstract or may include several presenters’ related abstracts for a panel discussion. Workshop and roundtable proposals should describe discussion topic and objectives.


Undergraduate and Graduate awards for “Dr. Moira Murphy Best Student Paper Award”


Examples of topics may include, but are not limited to discussions of

Women and/or Gender Issues in the following categories:


Popular and Mass Culture

Sex Industry

Global Development

Border Issues

The gender gap in politics, science, and technology


Domestic Violence/Rape


Workplace Success/Discrimination

Activism and Education

Fine Arts and Crafts


Environmental Issues


Gender issues/awareness/equity in higher education

Historical and current studies of K-12 and higher education


Jessica Molinar Muñoz is the director of communications for UTEP's Centennial Office.