College of Arts and Sciences

Department of Critical Culture, Gender, and Race Studies

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.

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Summer 2014

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Barclay Hired as Asst. Prof.

Dr. Jenifer Barclay will be joining the faculty as a tenure-track assistant professor starting fall 2014. We are excited to have her on board!

Professor Honored for Teaching

Mary Bloodsworth-Lugo was awarded the 2014 William F. Mullen Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching Award by the College of Arts and Sciences.

Paper Presented at CLA

Lisa Guerrero presented a paper, "'I am not myself today': Mimesis and the Crisis of Black Visibility in Percival Everett's Erasure and I Am Not Sidney Poitier," at the College Language Association Convention.


The CCGRS department was well-represented at the Society for Cinema and Media Studies conference in March.

Globalization, Diversity, and Education Conference »

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
Faculty Work

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."

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