(original content by catherine scott)

  1. Choose a Commonly Used Phrase ! (day of birth)

  1. “Sink or Swim”
  2. “The Road Less Traveled By”
  3. “Absolute Power Corrupts Absolutely”
  4. “Houston, we have a Problem”
  1. “The Devil’s Playground”
  2. “All that Glitters is NOT Gold”
  3. “Not in my Backyard”
  4. “The Real McCoy”
  5. “Out of the Frying pan into the Fire”
  6. “Boys will be Boys”
  7. “I Spy With my Little Eye”
  8. “The Love that Dare not Speak its Name”
  9. “If it Ain't Broke Don’t Fix it”
  10. “If You Can’t Stand the Heat, Get out of the Kitchen”
  11. “Not My Cup of Tea”
  12. “Pick Your Poison”
  13. “Show me the Money!”
  14. “Up Shit’s Creek””
  15. “This Town’s not Big Enough for the Two of Us”
  16. “Skeletons in the Closet”
  17. “Your Place or Mine?”
  18. “Who Died and Made Him King?!”
  19. “The Whole Shebang”
  20. “Queer as a Three Dollar Bill”
  21. “We’re all Born Naked and the Rest is Drag”
  22. “Kiss and Tell”
  23. “A Case of Mistaken Identity”
  24. “It Is What It Is”
  25. “Diamond in the Rough”
  26. “All that Jazz”
  27. “An Eye for an Eye Makes the Whole World Blind”
  28. “Finders Keepers, Losers Weepers”
  29. “Another Day Another Dollar”
  30. “You are What you Eat”
  31. “It Takes Two to Tango”

  1. Choose a Conceptual Framework! (month of birth)

January = Capitalism

February = Neoliberalism

March = Eurocentrism

April = Marxism

May = Queerness

June = White Supremacy

July = Social Constructivism

August = Criminalization

September = The Patriarchy

October = The Space-Time Compression

November = Globalization

December = Masculinity

3.  Choose a Pop Culture Reference! (First Letter of Your Name)

  1. Beyonce’s “Lemonade”
  2. Fuckboys, Frat Stars, and Art Bros
  3. Albus Dumbledore’s Closeted Homosexuality
  4. Cher’s Twitter
  5. Those who have not yet downloaded venmo
  6. The Lifelong Consumers of the Pokemon Franchise
  7. The Shonda Rhimes Television Empire
  8. Helga Pataky’s difficult life
  9. High Production Value Instagram Makeup Tutorials
  10. The “For Women” Category on Pornhub
  11. The Ashlee/Jessica Simpson Paradox
  12. The L Word
  13. Dad Fashion
  14. Gluten’s Fall from Grace
  15. Full Frontal Nudity on HBO
  16. The Cult of “Tasty!”
  17. The Musical Stylings of Evanescence  
  18. The Star Wars Prequels
  19. Rory Gilmore’s Controversial Love Life  
  20. “Millennial Apathy”
  21. George Costanza
  22. Dank Memes
  23. Kidz Bop
  24. The Gay and Lesbian Section of Netflix
  25. Jessie’s abuse of caffeine pills on “Saved by the Bell”
  26. Normcore

 [Answer #1]:  [Answer #2] through the lens of [Answer#3] = YOUR NEXT CONFERENCE TOPIC ;)

Mine= “If it Ain’t Broke Don’t Fix it”: The Patriarchy through the lens of Albus Dumbledore’s Closeted Homosexuality