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2015 Conference

The 2015 Upstate New York Women's History Organization and the Women's Rights National Park will be hosting a one-day conference at Hobart and William Smith Colleges on Saturday, September 19th, 2015.  Our keynote speaker is Lisa Tetrault, author of The Myth of Seneca Falls: Memory and the Women's Suffrage Movement, 1848 - 1898 (UNC, 2014).  Please check back frequently for updates.

Hotel Updates
 UNYWHO has reserved a block of 15 rooms at the Holiday Inn Waterloo for conference attendees.  Use code "WHO" (or tell the hotel you are booking under the UNYWHO conference) to claim one of these rooms for $179/night (plus tax). You must book by August 18th to get the UNYWHO price. Please see the "Conference Information" subpage below for a list of additional hotels in the area.

Conference Program Available!
The program for the 2015 UNYWHO Conference at Hobart and William Smith Colleges is now available at the bottom of this page and under the "Conference Information" sub page.  You can find more information about keynote speaker, Lisa Tetrault, there as well!

Registration Form Now Available!
The registration form for the 2015 UNYWHO Conference is now available under the 2015 Conference page (under the "Registration" subpage, which can be found at the bottom of the screen.  Registration forms are due by August 31, 2015.

Conference Information Updates!
At the bottom of this 2015 Conference page, you will find subpages dedicated to Conference Information - including hotel and restaurant lists and driving directions - as well as registration, where you can find the registration form for the Conference.

Extended Deadline - Call for Papers
The deadline for the call for papers for the 2015 conference has been extended from its original deadline of March 1, 2015 to March 15, 2015.  Please send an abstract of the paper or panel and a short CV for each participant to Jessica Derleth at

Call for Papers
We invite proposals covering any aspect of women's and gender history, defined broadly to include all nations/continents, time periods, and related disciplines, and we encourage scholars from across New York State and around the region to participate.  Panels are encouraged, but individual papers are welcome.  Please send an abstract of the paper or panel and a short CV for each participant to Jessica Derleth at by March 1, 2015.
Upstate NY,
Sep 7, 2015, 2:52 PM