Isla Carroll and Percy E. Turner Professor of Religious Studies
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Joyce Chou 14' was awarded the 2014 Merfish Award in recognition of her dedication to improving conditions for migrant communities and increasing access to education for women and girls.
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Keynote: Rosemary Hennessy
CSWGS is pleased to announce Rosemary Hennessy as the keynote speaker for the 2015 Graduate Symposium "Engaging Women, Gender, and Sexuality." Please join us on April 17 for this free and open to the public event.
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Partners of the Center provide critical support for the work we do, from undergraduate research to faculty seminars. We especially appreciate our Partners who have also become members of our Advisory Board:
Chair: Sherry M. Merfish; Kafah Bachari; Anne Chao, '09 Ph.D. (M.A. '05); Phyllis Cohen; Karen Ostrum George, '77; Ron Goines; Melanie Gray; Paul Guillory, '76; Pauline E. Higgins; Jesse H. Jones II; Steven E. Kirkland, '82; Ryan Levy, '97; Collyn A. Peddie, '79; Cathryn Rodd Selman, '78; Dinesh Singhal; Karen Twitchell; Crystal Washington
Banking on DNA: Thinking about Non-Invasive Prenatal Tests in Comparative Contexts
Jacobs, Barad, Mohanty
CSWGS invites you to join us as we host three leading feminist scholars featuring their recent work. All lectures are free and open to the public, and take place on the Rice University campus. No RSVP is required.
Our Present / Their Future
As part of an ongoing, campus-wide initiative to document and archive the contributions women have made and will continue to make to Rice University, a a new photo exhibit titled "Our Present/Their Future" is now on display in the main first-floor hallway of Fondren Library.
A Critical Look at the LGBT Movement
On Thursday, February 5, 2015 at 6 PM, CSWGS is pleased to present a Gray/Wawro Lecture in Gender, Health and Well-being by Urvashi Vaid, Director of the Engaging Tradition Project at the Center for Gender and Sexuality Law, Columbia Law School.
Co-sponsors for the reception following the lecture include: ACLU of Texas, Columbia University Club of South Texas, Resurrection MCC, Rice Alumni Pride, and SEIU Texas.
This lecture is free and open to the public and will take place off-campus at the Resurrection Metropolitan Community Church. Reserve your seat today.
When We Were Free to Be: Looking Back at a Children’s Classic and the Difference It Made
On Wednesday, November 12, 2014 at 6 PM, CSWGS is pleased to present a Gray/Wawro Lecture in Gender, Health and Well-being by cultural historian Lori Rotskoff.
While this lecture is free and open to the public, seating is limited. Reserve your seat today.
On Thursday, November 13 and Friday, November 14, CSWGS is thrilled to co-sponsor a Festschrift in honor of CSWGS faculty affiliate, Elizabeth Long.
In Her Own Words
Colleen Fugate '14 is about to embark on the journey of a lifetime through the Watson Fellowship. But don't take it from us. Watch her tell the story of her time at Rice in her own words.
Over November 9 & 10, 2012, CSWGS celebrated two decades of women's studies at Rice.
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