dedication and organization

opening words


the program

literature of the lecturers






press releases

1st World Congress on Matriarchal Studies
Luxembourg 2003
Selected Papers


Center for the Study of the Gift Economy

International Academy Hagia

Transportation to the Congress.

The Austin airport is 45 minutes away from San Marcos. Shuttles are being arranged but we need your flight information to schedule pick-ups. Please email Sally (at isms@onr.com) your flight information.

When you arrive in Austin, please look for the conference signs in the baggage claim area. They will direct you to the shuttle pick up.

Some transportation will be available from the hotels to the conference. Please check with Sally (at isms@onr.com) for more information.


Mapquest link from Austin Bergstrom International Airport to LA Quinta Inn, San Marcos click here.

Driving Directions to the Performing Arts Center from the airport:
From the airport, take Hwy 71 west to I-35. Follow I-35 South to San Marcos, take exit #206. Stay on the access road. Merge right onto Aquarena Springs Drive/Loop 82. You will pass two traffic lights and cross over a railroad track. Bobcat Stadium will be on your left. You will pass another traffic light and then over the San Marcos River. At the next light turn right onto Sessom Drive. You will pass three lights and at the top of the hill a 3-way stop at the intersection of Comanche and Sessom Drive. Continue on Sessom Drive; the Home Economics Building will be on the left. Sessom Drive will curve to the right. Turn left at Moore Street, the second street after the curve. You will pass Harris Dining Hall on the left and Blanco Hall on the right. The University Performing Arts & Conference Center will be on the right. It is a beige brick building with a brown roof. A bell tower stands to the left of UPACC. Parking is located in front of the Center.

Link to a map of the performing Arts Center: http://www.maps.txstate.edu/upac.html