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Rising Voices: A Wake Forest LGBTQIA Alumni Conference will bring together students, faculty, staff, and alumni to discuss current work in LGBTQ scholarship, arts, and public policy, provide mentorship to students, and create an oral history documentary project.
Registration for Rising Voices is closed. We will accept walk-up registration at the same cost ($40 for alumni and community members, free for current WFU students, faculty, and staff) at the conference. Registration will be open in Farrell Hall from 1:00 – 5:00 pm on Friday, October 23, and in ZSR Library from 8:30 am – 1:00 pm on Saturday, October 24.
If you have any questions regarding the Rising Voices conference, please email Kimberly Thornton Scholl at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Schedule at a Glance
Visit the Conference Schedule page to view the detailed schedule for Rising Voices.
Friday, October 23
|2:00 - 2:50 pm||Teach-In Session 1||Farrell Hall|
|3:00 - 3:50 pm||Teach-In Session 2||Farrell Hall|
|4:00 - 4:50 pm||Teach-In Session 3||Farrell Hall|
|5:00 pm||Welcome Reception||Farrell Hall|
Saturday October 24
|8:30 am - 9:15 am||Breakfast||ZSR Library Auditorium|
|9:15 - 9:30 am||Welcome||ZSR Library Auditorium|
|9:30 - 10:45 am||Panel: "Telling Our Stories"||ZSR Library Auditorium|
|10:45 - 11:15 am||Coffee Break||ZSR Library Auditorium|
|11:15 am - 12:30 pm||Panel: "Professional Journeys"||ZSR Library Auditorium|
|12:30 - 2:00 pm||Lunch and Student Panel||Benson Center Room 401|
|2:00 - 3:30 pm||Panel: "Wake Forest's LGBTQ History"||ZSR Library Auditorium|
|3:30 - 4:30 pm||Coffee Break and Oral History Collection||Various Locations|
|4:30 - 5:45 pm||Panel: "Intersections of Identity"||ZSR Library Auditorium|
|6:30 pm||Dinner and Keynote Address: "Rising Voices: Creating LGBTQIA Inclusive Campuses and Communities"||Magnolia Room, Reynolda Hall|