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We Lead, We Vote, We Fight:

Exploring Women's Empowerment from Suffrage to #MeToo

February 28, 2020

 

The annual Alverno Community Conference invites faculty, staff, students, alums, and the greater Milwaukee community to explore a central, interdisciplinary theme through dialogue and discussion.

The year 2020 marks the 100th anniversary of the passage of the 19th Amendment, guaranteeing and protecting women's constitutional right to vote. As it is also a national election year, Alverno College will explore aspects relating to women in public life focusing on women’s empowerment through public office, activism, and advocacy.  

The conference will feature an inspiring keynote speaker and thought-provoking concurrent sessions that offer views from multiple disciplines and perspectives which will challenge attendees in complex and meaningful ways and encourage respectful dialogue.

Call for proposals

For 2020, the conference will focus on women’s empowerment through public office, activism, and advocacy.  

We are seeking thought-provoking presentations from multiple disciplines and perspectives that will challenge attendees in complex and meaningful ways. Those proposals that are relevant, offer differing political views, encourage dialogue, and engage a diverse audience will be considered.

Presentation options include:

  • 45-minute workshop
  • 60-minute workshop
  • Poster Session

Please use the online form to submit your proposals by November 22. Feel free to share this request for proposals with interested colleagues.

Contact Julie Borgealt by email or phone (414-382-6435) with questions. 

Registration

Registration opens in January. 

For more information

Contact the Assessment and Outreach Center at alverno.outreach@alverno.edu or 414-382-6020

 
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