Crossing Borders Conference

CROSSING BORDERS VII: A Scholarly and Creative Conference      

Friday, March 20, 2020

at Bedford Hills Correctional Facility
247 Harris Road, Bedford Hills, New York 10507
(Transportation to Bedford Hills will be provided from the MMC main campus)

WHO?   Participation is open to students, faculty, staff and alumni of Marymount Manhattan College, the Bedford Hills College Program (BHCP), and the Consortium Colleges. 

WHAT?   MMC/BHCP/Consortium College community members from any academic discipline are invited to submit scholarly and/or creative work. Proposals are welcome for individual presentations (15 minutes + Q&A) or pre-constituted panels or workshops (45 minutes + Q&A).

WHEN?  Submit proposals by Friday, January 17th, 2020. Accepted participants will be notified by end of January 2020. Participants will be required to submit their presentations for pre-approval by the Bedford Hills Correctional Facility administration by mid-February. The conference will take place on Friday, March 20, 2020 (with a 7:00am departure from the MMC campus).

WHY?  The conference represents a unique opportunity for the exchange of ideas among the 71st Street and Bedford Hills campuses of Marymount Manhattan College, as well as the consortium colleges. 

For general inquiries about the Crossing Borders Conference or the process of submitting a proposal, please email Aileen Baumgartner at

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