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.
9/26: Using Social Media in Class, Profession
Graduate Student Workshop
"Using Social Media in the Classroom and in the Profession"
Friday, September 26 | 3:30–4:30 p.m. | CUE 416
Professor David J.
Leonard will address a spectrum of topics
related to the productive uses of various
social media platforms for both our
students and our professional lives.
Graduate students in any related programs
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10/2: CCGRS Speaker Series Presents Devon Peña
CCGRS Speaker Series: Devon Peña
"Garbage In, Garbage Out: An Environmental Justice Critique of Recycling and Other Forms of Green Consumerism"
Thursday, October 2 | 5:45 p.m. | CUE 203
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A lifelong activist in the environmental justice and resilient agriculture movements, Devon G. Peña is a professor of American ethnic studies, anthropology, and environmental studies at the University of Washington. He also works on the family's historic acequia farm in San Acacio, Colorado. A pioneering interdisciplinary research scholar and widely-cited author, his most recent books include Mexican Americans and the Environment: Tierra y Vida (University of Arizona Press, 2005) and The Oxford Encyclopedia of Latinos and Latinas in the United States (senior editor, Oxford University Press, 2005). Dr. Peña is the founder and president of the Acequia Institute, the nation's first Latina/o charitable foundation dedicated to supporting research and education for the environmental and food justice movements.
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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!
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.
The CCGRS department was well-represented at the Society for Cinema and Media Studies conference in March.
The 10th International Globalization, Diversity, and Education Conference featured several CCGRS instructors and alumni presenting papers or participating in panel discussions.
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