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Seth Garfield, Director GAR 1.104, Mailcode B7000, Austin, TX 78712 • 512-471-3261

Hotel and Conference Venue Information

The AT&T Executive Education and Conference Center is the official venue of the "Sexuality & Slavery" conference. Located at 1900 University Avenue, Austin, Texas 78705, the venue is ideally situated on UT campus.

The facility houses state of the art meeting rooms, dining facilities, and comfortable guest rooms overlooking the university's Main Building Tower, the State Capitol, or the serene central courtyard. A limited number of hotel suites are reserved for attendees/non-participants under Block code SOCARR1111 or "Sexuality & Slavery conference." The state rate for these rooms is $159-179 per night, plus tax. These rooms are available on a first come, first serve basis, and will be released at 11:59 p.m. Central Standard Time on Thursday, October 20, 2011. To reserve your room, please call toll free 877-744-8822, or visit:

AT&T Executive Education and Conference Center
at The University of Texas at Austin

Other hotels near UT campus:

Mansion at Judge's Hill
1900 Rio Grande Street
Austin, Texas 78705
Toll Free 800-311-1619
Call for rates and availability

DoubleTree Suites
303 W. 15th Street
Austin, Texas 78701
Toll Free 800-445-8667
Call for rates and availability

Other options on the more affordable end, just a ten minute walk from the conference center:

Star of Texas Inn
611 W. 22nd Street
Austin, Texas 78705
Toll Free 866-472-6700

Austin Folk House
506 W. 22nd Street
Austin, Texas 78705
Toll Free 866-472-6700 (same number as above)

Note to Gradaute Students

Graduate students interested in attending the conference who lack funds for subsidizing travel, please contact us for assistance with accommodation to stay with another graduate student in Austin.

Pre-circulated papers

You must register to receive access to the downloadable papers. Once registered, you will receive a confirmation with instructions for downloading. Please note: you must register and agree to attend the conference in order to download the papers.

Please do not share the web site and log-on information. Accessing the download site constitutes agreement to the following terms: No portion of these publications may be reproduced, transmitted, or circulated in any form or manner by any means including, but not limited to, graphic, electronic, and mechanical methods, photocopying, recording, taping, or any informational storage and retrieval systems without explicit written permission from the author.

Papers will be available beginning approximately Monday, October 3, 2011.

Lunch Registration

You may register to attend either or both of the lunches at the AT&T Center Tejas Dining Room on Nov. 11 and 12. The Tejas Dining Room specializes in delivering a variety of options essential for the conferee dining experience. Serving exclusively buffet-style, the Tejas offers a myriad of selections including three hot entrees, crisp cold salad bar, piping hot soups, decadent desserts, and refreshing beverages. The cost of lunch is $25 per person per day, payable by credit card.

Lunch registration and payment must be submitted online HERE.

Nearby eateries

There are many restaurants located on campus and within walking distance of the conference center.  For your convenience, a list of recommended nearby eateries is available for download HERE.

Download the conference poster

Official conference poster available for dowload HERE.

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