Association of Graduate Liberal Studies Programs

Annual Conference 2019

The Commons

2019 AGLSP Annual Conference

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This year’s theme is The Commons: Exploring Common Ground in Uncommon Times.
Please click here to register.

Please click here for CFP information.

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New this year - AGLSP Story Slam!
Current GLS students or alumni will compete with short 4-5 minute readings in our inaugural creative writing story slam.

Pre-Conference Workshop – Thursday, October 10th

PLEASE NOTE: The Pre-Conference Workshop is open to Directors, Administrators and Faculty only.
Our goal in this event is to offer panels filled with practical insights on questions of importance to the health of our member programs.  We also try to build in plenty of time for discussion and networking among directors so that we can effectively support each other. 


Hyatt Centric Arlington - Please click here to book your room at the group rate.
1325 Wilson Boulevard, Arlington, Virginia 22209
Phone: 1.703.525.1234

The Hyatt Centric Arlington, just minutes from Washington D.C., is the ideal location for business travelers and vacationers alike.


Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport
1 Aviation Circle - Washington, D.C. 20001


Post Conference Excursions  

As part of your time at the 2019 AGLSP Annual Conference, we hope you will have the opportunity to explore some of our nation’s capital. Top destinations include museums like the Smithsonian and National Air & Space Museum, historic sights such as the Lincoln Memorial and the White House, and entertainment meccas including the National Theater and Kennedy Center. Click here for more information about area attractions.


Disability Access:
Title III of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) applies to the AGLSP. If you are a person with a disability and require accommodations to participate in the conference, please click here. We request a two-week notification for all ADA accommodation requests.