Conference 2024

47th Annual Conference - The Feminist Frontier: Reimagining and Reenergizing for the Future 

October 17-20, 2024 The Elms Hotel and Resort Excelsior Springs, Missouri Otterbein University Department of Communication, Rockhurst University College of Business, Influence, and Information Analysis, and Saint Louis University Department of Communication

Join us at the 2024 OSCLG conference, which will convene at the Elms Hotel and Spa, just north of Kansas City, MO. The conference will feature interdisciplinary scholarship, performances, and activism around the theme of The Feminist Frontier: Reimagining and Reenergizing for the Future. As we pivot from Failure, we are faced with a feminist frontier that allows us to choose our next path towards the future for our scholarship and careers. This location is perfect for determining which path to take to reimagine the future of our scholarship, careers, and even with OSCLG while reenergizing our minds and bodies.

For the 2024 OSCLG conference, we invite submissions that explore reimagining and reenergizing and all the opportunities of the Feminist Frontier through various scholarly lenses. Topics may include but are not limited to reimagining and reenergizing discussions of gender, race, sexuality, ability, and the effects of pivoting from failure to exploring the future. Pivoting to the frontier ahead, topics emerge about how we can reemerge from the ashes of failure with opportunities to reflect on what does or does not still succeed in the ever-evolving landscape of feminist scholarship, feminist teachers, and feminists in life. We invite you to reimagine and reenergize with us in Excelsior Springs, as we are faced with the choice of which path we will take into the new Feminist Frontier.

Submissions are invited for presentations in multiple formats including papers, extended abstracts, posters, panels, and performances that address all aspects of communication, language, and gender. Sessions are scheduled for 75 minutes. Presentation time will be planned to allow for discussion at each session. Please note that AV equipment will not be available because of cost restrictions.

Participants may have more than one submission, but no participant will be scheduled as a presenter for more than two sessions.

All submissions are due June 15, 2024, with decisions about acceptance expected by July 15.

Please send any submissions or questions to

OSCLG 2024 final CFP


Submissions will open in March.

Travel Info

The Elms Hotel and Resort Excelsior Springs, Missouri (Kansas City) (816) 630-5500

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