Graduate Student Conference – April 13th

The 13th Annual Graduate Student Conference held Saturday April 13 at 8:00am to 6:00pm at the University of Rhode Island is a day of interdisciplinary scholarship. Graduate Students from all disciplines and a plethora of universities will come together to discuss some pressing contemporary challenges, questions, and solutions.

This event will include a Keynote presentation by Dr. Solomon Friedberg, James P. McInytre Professor of Mathematics at Boston College and a Plenary Panel which will discuss the benefits and potential challenges of interdisciplinary work in higher education. This plenary panel consists of four distinguished faculty from URI: Dr. Kathleen Davis (English), Dr. Amelia Moore, Dr. Joan Peckham, and Dr. Phillip Clark.

There will also be graduate student’s sharing their research papers, posters; and new to the conference this year is the reading of creative work by fiction writers and poets.

If you intend to come please email us at to register. Send us your name and the name of any guest that will accompany you so we can create your name-tag. Sessions will be held at Swan Hall and the Gender & Sexuality Center.