About

The F-Word Conference showcases student research and community collaboration across activist and academic disciplines. The conference provides a venue for feminist scholars, students, and community members to learn each other’s skills, knowledges, and experiences. The F-Word Conference is a day long conference, and includes presentations from students, community organization workshop, free meals and keynote speeches. The Conference takes place on UBC campus, on the unceded and ancestral territories of the Musqueam Nation.

 

Mission Statement

The F-Word Conference will provide a safe, anti-oppressive space for students, faculty and activists to collaborate and share their ideas in order to create meaningful dialogue and establish an academic and activist community. The F-Word Conference will create an environment where delegates can bridge the gap between theory and practice to become more effective, responsible and create scholars and activists.

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Though we are not affiliated with the F Word Media Collective, a feminist media collective based out of Vancouver operating through Vancouver Co-Op Radio, click through for their website at www.feminisms.org.

 

Frequently Asked Questions

I have a dietary restriction and I am unsure of whether I will be able to enjoy the food provided. What should I do?

I am not a UBC student/faculty member. May I still attend?

I am a presenter/moderator. Should I still register?

I am a volunteer. Should I still register?

How much does the F-Word Conference cost?

I am travelling from outside the lower mainland. Is there any transportation assistance?

Will there be childcare available?

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I have a dietary restriction and I am unsure of whether I will be able to enjoy the food provided. What should I do?

There will be vegan and vegetarian options available for all delegates. Please indicate your dietary preferences in your registration form.

I am not a UBC student/faculty member. May I still attend?

Yes! We welcome students, faculty and community members and activists.

I am a presenter/moderator. Should I still register?

Yes! If you are a panelist presenter or moderator or workshop presenter, please still register for the conference. It makes keeping track of numbers for catering much easier.

I am a volunteer. Should I still register?

We would like our volunteers to also register for the conference.

How much does the ‘F’ Word Conference cost?

FREE! The F-Word Conference is free to attend. We receive funding from various sponsors across campus.

I am travelling from outside the lower mainland. Is there any transportation assistance?

Yes! Please contact our Co-chairs at grsjconference@gmail.com for more details.

Will there be childcare available?

Yes! We recognize that for some, finding childcare for the duration of the conference can be difficult. We provide a free childcare service throughout the day. You can contact Joanne Farrall at grsjconference@gmail.com for more information.

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