The Gender Studies and Ethnic Studies Programs at University of the Pacific have a biennial student research conference. Previous conferences have included "Gender, Race, and Physical Cultures" and "Gender, Race, and Space." Each conference includes student research panels where students present their research related to the conference topic. Each conference also includes a keynote speaker who is considered an expert in the field relating to the chosen topic. Along with presenting work, students are also involved in marketing and organizing the event.