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.

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 are welcome.
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Professor Honored for Mentoring

Congratulations to Dr. Linda Heidenreich for receiving the President's Award for Mentoring Student Leaders.

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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.

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.

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