Loyola University Chicago

Women's Studies and Gender Studies


Participate in the following conferences to network, enhance your professional self and simply gain exposure.

For questions or if you would like to promote a conference that you think will benefit the Loyola and WSGS community please email us.

The following list are conferences we encourage students to attend, but there are many more!

1. The MIT Consortium for Graduate Studies in Gender, Culture, Women, and Sexuality (GCWS)

The Consortium for Graduate Studies in Gender, Culture, Women, and Sexuality (GCWS) at MIT brings together scholars and teachers at nine degree-granting institutions in the Boston area who are devoted to graduate teaching and research in Women's Studies and to advancing interdisciplinary Women's Studies scholarship.

2. The Engendering Change, the Chicago Area Graduate Gender/Sexualities Conference

Put on annually by the Center for the Study of Gender and Sexuality (CSGS) at the University of Chicago. The conference is held in April.

3. National Women’s Conference

The National Women's Conference is a statewide event focusing on professional development, community, networking, entrepreneurship and women’s health. This conference gives women a tremendous opportunity to grow, develop, learn and make connections.