2016 National Women’s Studies Association (NWSA) Conference held Nov. 10-13 in Montréal, Québec, Canada

June 17, 2016

The National Women’s Studies Association leads the field of women’s studies in educational and social transformation.  Established in 1977, NWSA has more than 2,000 members worldwide.  Our annual conference regularly draws more than 1,600 attendees and is the only annual meeting in the US exclusively dedicated to showcasing the latest feminist scholarship.

The 2016 conference will open on Thursday, November 10, 2016 with two pre-conferences hosted by the Program Administration and Development and the Women’s Centers. These daylong events offer networking and professional development opportunities for women’s and gender studies and women’s center administrators.

The General Conference will begin on Thursday, November 10 at 1 p.m. and end on Sunday, November 13 at 3:15 p.m.

The Keynote speaker is Leanne Betasamosake Simpson, an Indigenous poet and academic.