Critical Culture, Gender, & Race Studies at WSU
The department offers B.A.'s in comparative ethnic studies and women's studies and an M.A. and Ph.D. in American studies. Minors are offered in comparative ethnic studies, women's studies, and queer studies.
The 10th International Globalization, Diversity, and Education Conference featured several CCGRS instructors and alumni presenting papers or participating in panel discussions.
New Faculty Publication
Nishant Shahani's article "'Between Light and Nowhere': The Queer Politics of Nostalgia" was recently published in The Journal of Popular Culture 46(6).
Featured Book Includes
Gendering the Recession: Media and Culture in an Age of Austerity, in which Pamela Thoma's chapter "What Julia Knew: Domestic Labor in the Recession-Era Chick Flick" appears, has been included (#10) in Critical Theory's "15 Books to Be Excited About in 2014."
Pamela Thoma gave an invited public lecture at Middlebury College titled "The Not-So-New Normal or Finding a Job in HBO's 'Girls': Sexuality, Self-Work, and a Recession-Era Update for the Recent College Grad in Postfeminist Popular Culture."
CCGRS was well-represented at the Cultural Ethnic Studies Association conference in Chicago September 19–21.
Pamela Thoma has an article accepted for publication in Contemporary Women's Writing, an Oxford University journal.
CCGRS news items from the College of Arts and Sciences.