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.
Feb. 5: CCGRS Speaker Series
Thursday, February 5 | 5:30 p.m. | CUE 202
Jigna Desai presents "Queering Neural Citizenship: Lessons from Autism and Neurodiversity"
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Jigna Desai is professor and chair of the Department of Gender, Women, and Sexuality Studies and core faculty in the Program in Asian American Studies at the University of Minnesota. She is the author of Beyond Bollywood: The Cultural Politics of South Asian Diasporic Film and the coeditor of numerous volumes including Asian Americans in Dixie: Race and Migration in the South; Transnational Feminism and Global Advocacy in South Asia; and The Bollywood Reader.
Course Flyers, Spring 2015
- Am St 527: Contemporary Feminist Theories and Practices: Chicana Feminisms
- Am St 590: Theories of Transnationalism and Diaspora
- CES 244: Critical Globalizations
- CES 255: Chicana/o History
- CES/W St 372: Indigenous Women in Traditional and Contemporary Societies
Keeping Up with CCGRS | Fall 2014
Read the first issue of our departmental newsletter!
Are you wondering what CCGRS is all about or which area is right for you? In this video, actual CCGRS students share what makes our major and minor fields of study eye-opening, empowering, and truly life-changing!
Student Receives Fellowship
Jorge Moraga has been awarded an American Association of Hispanics in Higher Education (AAHHE) Graduate Student Fellowship to attend the 2015 AAHHE National Conference in Frisco, Texas.
Professor Speaks at Symposium
C. Richard King delivered "Hate Today," an invited presentation, at "Creating and Vilifying the Other: Encountering Ideologies of Hate against Muslims and Jews," a symposium cosponsored by the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum and the Martin-Springer Institute at Northern Arizona University Oct. 5–7.
Professor Honored for Mentoring
Congratulations to Dr. Linda Heidenreich for receiving the President's Award for Mentoring Student Leaders.
Dr. Pamela Thoma presented papers in April at the conference of the Association for Asian American Studies and at Console-ing Passions: International Conference on Television, Video, Audio, New Media, and Feminism.
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.
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