Methods Symposium 2016: New Approaches in Queer, Postcolonial and Black Studies

Friday, March 11, 2016 - 9:30am to 5:30pm
Location at UMass Amherst, room to be announced
ISSR is pleased to support the English Department at UMass-Amherst's “Methods Symposium 2016,” to be held Friday, March 11, from 9:30 am to 5:30 pm. This symposium invites graduate students from across the humanities and social sciences whose work makes methodological interventions in queer, postcolonial and/or black studies to join prominent scholars in a day-long discussion of the question “What methods; why now?” Students may apply to one of the following workshop groups as described in the full event description: queer studies, postcolonial studies or black studies (application due date: January 29, 2016). There is no cost to participate in the workshops or to attend the public roundtable. Refreshments and a reception are included.


Payment Details

  • Five College Student: $100
  • Five College Faculty: $200
  • Non-Five College Student: $225
  • Non-Five College Faculty: $325

Payment is due two weeks before workshop start date. Failure to pay by then may result in the loss of your seat to a registrant on the waitlist.

ISSR accepts payments by departmental recharge form or personal check. If you are paying from departmental funds, ask your bookkeeper to contact Karen Mason for the recharge form and instructions for completing. If paying by personal check, please make it out to "University of Massachusetts" and note in the lower left corner the name of the workshop you are registering for. A receipt can be sent to you on request. ISSR cannot accept credit or debit cards.

Send payment to:
Karen Mason
W34A Machmer Hall
University of Massachusetts
240 Hicks Way
Amherst, MA 01003-9278