Conference Schedule and Travel Information


830—600 Registration

830—930 Coffee and Conversation

930—1115Undergraduate Research Forum

1130—1245 Conference Luncheon

100—225 Workshop: Peggy McIntosh Recognizing & Lessening Systems of Privilege with Regard to Race, Class, Gender, & Sexual Orientation

240—530 Panel Discussions

530—600 Reception for "The Vagina Monologues"

600 "The Vagina Monologues"

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830—300 Registration

830—900 Coffee and Conversation

900—1210 Panel Sessions

1215 - 1235 Refreshment Break

1240—145 Roundtable Discussion

150- 245 Conference Luncheon

300—430 Keynote Speakers: Amy Richards and Jennifer Baumgardner
Manifesting Feminism: Political Confidence, Personal Compromises

430 -500 Book Signing


By air: Nashville has the closest commercial airport.

• By car: Murfreesboro is on Interstate 24, approximately 30 miles southeast of Nashville and 90 miles northwest of Chattanooga.


Anytime Transport will provide service from Nashville International Airport at conference rates of $35.00 one way and $60.00 roundtrip (prices include taxes and gratuities). Ask for MTSU Women's Studies Conference rates. Anytime asks that participants make arrangements at least one week in advance of pickup. Contact: 615-217-7433 or email:


Anytime Transport will provide a van Thursday, Friday, and Saturday morning in time for early registration and panels from the DoubleTree Hotel to campus and from campus to the hotel each day at the completion of scheduled activities. Times will be posted in the lobby of the hotel.


You will need a permit to park on campus. Check the box on your registration form, and we will send a permit and campus map to you. A few spaces behind the conference location in the Tom Jackson Building will be reserved for conference participants; however, most will need to park at the Tennessee Livestock Center lot, reached via Greenland Drive. From there, you may ride the Raider Xpress shuttle (free) or walk (about fifteen minutes) to the Tom H. Jackson Building ( JACK on the campus map).


We have reserved rooms for conference attendees at the DoubleTree Hotel in Murfreesboro. Phone 615-895-5555

Rates: $90.00/per room/per night for double/double

$70.00/per room/per night for king

Add 9.75% state sales tax and 5% hotel occupancy tax.

Conference rates are available from March 25 through March 28, 2009. Request MTSU Women's Studies Conference rates by February 25, 2009. Attendees are responsible for making their own reservations.

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