Beyond Disciplines: Understanding the World Around Us

Thank you to everyone who attended the 2017 Graduate Student Conference on April 8, 2017

Information about the 2018 Graduate Student Conference will be coming soon



We are proud to announce Dr. V. Michael Bove of the of the MIT Media Lab as our keynote speaker. 

Dr. Bove will be presenting “Holograms and Other ‘Magic’ Technologies for Communication, Education, and Entertainment”




JudithProfessor Judith Swift of the Coastal Institute of URI will be our plenary speaker.

Prof. Swift will be speaking on “Life, Work, Gender, and Chaos aka Career.”

You can watch Prof. Swift’s archived talk through stream.uri.edu if you missed it!



Watch our other session on Facebook!

11:00-12:15 PM Understanding Stories 

12:15-12:40 Lightning Talks

1:30-2:45 PMUnderstanding Consumption

3:00-4:15 PMUnderstanding Publishing: Journal Editors

New this year – Journal Editors Panel
Travel Award
Livestreamed Content

The aim of the Graduate Student Conference at URI is to facilitate the innovative scholarship of graduate students across the nation and globe by providing opportunities for them to share academic work, receive scholarly feedback and network professionally. The event also facilitates the integration of faculty, promising scholars and colleagues in an interdepartmental intellectual dialogue. The Graduate Student Conference is a unique opportunity for graduate students to present their scholarly work at URI in a formal conference setting. Each year conference attendees hear from two highly respected and provocative speakers—one a professor from the URI community, the other a renowned visiting scholar. Read more about our conference history here.




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