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RIT College of Liberal Arts
Conable Conference in International Studies

April 4-6, 2013, Rochester, New York


RIT ------ College of Liberal Arts ------ Program in International Studies ------ Conable Endowment in International Studies ------ The Department of Sociology and Anthropology ------ Avon Global Center for Women and Justice ------ Weill Cornell Center for Human Rights ------ Department of Criminal Justice ------ The Program in Women's and Gender Studies ------ Susan B. Anthony Center for Women's Leadership ------ Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada ------ Harriet Tubman Institute for Research on the Global Migrations of African Peoples

Conference Accommodation

A block of rooms at a discounted conference has been set aside at the Radisson Hotel near RIT campus for those registered for the conference.

Once you have registered, you will receive a registration number. Please call the hotel directly on +1 (585) 475-1910 to make your reservation. You will be asked for the registration number in order to access the discounted rate.

The discounted rate is $99.00 or $109.00 double occupancy, including breakfast, plus taxes. A courtesy shuttle may be pre-arranged to pick you up from the airport and drop you off.


Once entering campus at the main entrance (indicated with a VERY large sign: "Rochester Institute of Technology, Founded 1829"), follow the signs to the Information Booth. The Campus Safety officer will issue a parking pass and provide directions to your desired destination.

All events will take place in the Louise Slaughter Hall, Center for Integrated Manufacturing Studies (CIMS, Building 78)

Please park in Parking Lot J. Download Campus Maps: Small | Medium | Large | Interactive


The RIT campus is located in Rochester, New York. The third largest city in New York State, Rochester is on Lake Ontario, about midway between Niagara Falls and Syracuse and within easy driving distance to Toronto.

From the airport

Turn right onto Brooks Avenue, then a quick right onto I-390 South. From 390, take the next exit (Scottsville Road) and turn right at the end of the ramp. Drive for approximately three miles, then turn left onto Jefferson Road (Route 252). Proceed east a short distance to campus, RIT's main entrance will be on your right.

From the NYS Thruway

Take exit 46 and proceed north on I-390 to exit 13 (Hylan Drive). Take a left onto Hylan Dr. and continue north to Jefferson Road (Route 252), and take a left at the light. Proceed west a short distance to the main campus.