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FWCA Program

FWCA Program

Pricing

  • $350 early bird (December 31, 2021)
  • $350 MSI/HBCU (September 1 - March 25, 2022)
  • $400 Regular (March 25, 2022)
  • $500 on site (April 1 - April 2, 2022)

 

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Virtual App Coming Soon!

 

Click here to book your room now for the 10th annual FWCA Conference group rate at the Crystal Gateway Marriott, Arlington, Virignia.

Additional information:

  1. The cutoff to book at the group rate is March 4, 2022. After this date the unreserved rooms will be released for general sale. The hotel will then determine if it can accept reservations and rooms may no longer be available at the Virginia Tech group rate.
  2. Our group block is for Thursday, Friday, Saturday evenings. Any reservations made on any other nights will be subject to a higher rate. If there are committee/staff members that need to stay on a night outside of our block, please let me know so I can arrange that and the group rate with the hotel.
  3. The room rate is $199+ per night. In addition to the room rate, parking per night, is $45 is for valet, $39 per night for self-parking.

Speakers and Performances

FWCA Panel

FWCA Speakers

Roxane Gay

Roxane Gay
“America’s brightest new essayist.” —The Guardian
Roxane Gay is an author and cultural critic whose writing is unmatched and widely revered. Her work garners international acclaim for its reflective, no-holds-barred exploration of feminism and social criticism. With a deft eye on modern culture, she brilliantly critiques its ebb and flow with both wit and ferocity.
Learn more  >> HERE <<

Nikole Hannah-Jones

Nikole Hannah-Jones
NIKOLE HANNAH-JONES is a MacArthur Genius for “reshaping national conversations around education reform.” This is but one honor in a growing list: She is the creator of the New York Times Magazine’s “The 1619 Project,” about the history and lasting legacy of American slavery, for which her powerful introductory essay was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for commentary. She's also won a Peabody, two George Polk awards, and the National Magazine Award three times.
Learn more  >> HERE <<

FEATURED PERFORMANCE

Paloma McGregor headshot by Melisa Cardona.

Angela’s Pulse creates and produces collaborative performance work dedicated to building community and illuminating bold, new stories. We provide a home for interdisciplinary collaborations that thrive on both politics and play, and we are committed to developing timely performance works that provoke, inform and inspire. Co-founded by Paloma and Patricia McGregor, Angela’s Pulse was named for their mother Angela, an artist, teacher and activist who continues to inspire their work.

Faculty Women of  Color in the Academy National Conference

Women of Color Healing Hour

The featured facilitators will be Angela's Pulse
http://angelaspulse.org/

Wednesday, September 15, at 12:00pm ET
To register and learn more about this event, and FWCA, visit:
REGISTER HERE

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting

Zenobia L. Hikes Award

The Zenobia L. Hikes Award is presented during the FWCA conference to one faculty member and one administrator. For more information on the Zenobia L. Hikes Award and how to nominate, click here.

Past Conferences

FWCA 2021 Program

FWCA 2021 Program
  • Dr. Bettina L. Love
  • Dr. France Córdova
  • Ana Mari Cauce
  • Francine McNairy
  • Dr. Astrid S. Tuminez
  • Rosann Santos
  • Gabriella Gutiérrez y Muhs
 

FEATURED PERFORMANCE

Paloma McGregor headshot by Melisa Cardona.

Angela’s Pulse creates and produces collaborative performance work dedicated to building community and illuminating bold, new stories. We provide a home for interdisciplinary collaborations that thrive on both politics and play, and we are committed to developing timely performance works that provoke, inform and inspire. Co-founded by Paloma and Patricia McGregor, Angela’s Pulse was named for their mother Angela, an artist, teacher and activist who continues to inspire their work.

Zenobia L. Hikes Woman of Color in the Academy Award

Zenobia L. Hikes Woman of Color in the Academy Award
Brenda L. Walker, Ph.D., J.D.
Interim Associate Dean
University of South Florida, St. Petersburg campus
Liza C. Hita, Ph.D., NCC
Clinical Associate Professor, Psychology
Director, Online Programming and Digital Immersion
Arizona State University
  • Patricia Hill Collins
  • Rosann Santos
 

FEATURED PERFORMANCE

Paloma McGregor headshot by Melisa Cardona.

Angela’s Pulse creates and produces collaborative performance work dedicated to building community and illuminating bold, new stories. We provide a home for interdisciplinary collaborations that thrive on both politics and play, and we are committed to developing timely performance works that provoke, inform and inspire. Co-founded by Paloma and Patricia McGregor, Angela’s Pulse was named for their mother Angela, an artist, teacher and activist who continues to inspire their work.

Zenobia L. Hikes Woman of Color in the Academy Award

Zenobia L. Hikes Woman of Color in the Academy Award
Denise McLane-Davison
Associate Professor of Social Work, School of Social Work,
Morgan State University
Jennifer Collins Bloomquist
Associate Provost for Faculty Development,
Dean of Social Science and Interdisciplinary Programs,
Gettysburg College

FWCA 2019 Program

FWCA 2019 Program
  • Aida Hurtado
  • Naomi Tutu
  • Meredith Woo
  • Wilma L. Santiago Gabrielini
  • Laurel Vermillion
  • Shanna Jackson
 

Zenobia L. Hikes Woman of Color in the Academy Award

Zenobia L. Hikes Woman of Color in the Academy Award
Barbara B. Lockee
Professor of Instructional Design and Technology,
College of Liberal Arts
Virginia Tech
Tracy Y. Espy, Ph.D.
President
Mitchell College
  • Maria Hinojosa
  • Brittney Cooper
  • Pareena Lawrence
  • Cynthia Lindquist
  • Rusty Barcelo
  • Rosemarie Roberts
 

Zenobia L. Hikes Woman of Color in the Academy Award

Zenobia L. Hikes Woman of Color in the Academy Award
Joy Gaston Gayles
Senior Advisor for Advancing Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, Program Coordinator & Professor of Higher Education
North Carolina State University
Assata Zerai, Ph.D.
Associate Chancellor for Diversity & Professor of Sociology
University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
  • Melissa Harris-Perry
  • Nikki Giovanni
  • Henrietta Man