Associate Professor of French Studies
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Sophie Weeks recently published her first novel, Outside the Spotlight (Booktrope Editions, 2013).
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When Women Win: Emily's List and the Rise of Women in American Politics
CSWGS is honored to join with Emily's List to cosponsor Ellen Malcolm's visit to Rice this April 20, 2016, 6:30 to 8:30 PM in Sewall 301, to mark the publication of her book, When Women Win.
Space is limited, so RSVP today!
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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; Anne Chao, '09 Ph.D. (M.A. '05); Karen Ostrum George, '77; Ron Goines; Melanie Gray; Paul Guillory '76; Steven E. Kirkland, '82; Lynn Mathre, '79, '81; Collyn A. Peddie, '79; Cathryn Rodd Selman, '78; Dinesh Singhal; Karen Twitchell; Crystal Washington
Keynote: Christina B. Hanhardt
CSWGS is pleased to announce the program for the 2016 Graduate Symposium, with a keynote address entitled "Broken Windows at Blue's: A Queer History of Quality of Life Policing and Gentrification" by Christina Hanhardt, Associate Professor of American Studies at the University of Maryland - College Park.
Progress and Its Other: Sexuality, Temporality and Urbanization in India
The Maternal Mystique: Gender and Science at the Maternal-Fetal Interface
On March 24, 2016, CSWGS is pleased to present a Marian Fox Martel Distinguished Lecture in Gender and Science at 6pm in McMurtry Auditorium, featuring Sarah S. Richardson, John L. Loeb Associate Professor of the Social Sciences, Department of the History of Science and Studies of Women, Gender, and Sexuality at Harvard University.
This event free and open to the public, but seating is limited, so register today!
An Intimate History of the African Revolution: Kwame Nkroumah and the Women in Question
CSWGS is pleased to co-host with the Department of History a Graduate Colloquium public lecture from Jean Allman, Professor of History at Washington University in St. Louis, in honor of Women's History Month. Her talk is free and open to the public, and will take place at 4PM in Humanities 119 on Wednesday, March 9, 2016.
Abstract Bodies: Sixties Sculpture in the Expanded Field of Gender
CSWGS is pleased to collaborate with the Contemporary Arts Museum Houston and the Department of Art History at Rice University to host David J. Getsy, Interim Dean of Graduate Studies and Goldabelle McComb Finn Distinguished Professor of Art History at The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, for his visit to Houston on February 12-13.
A Life's Worth: Mining's Uncertainties and Neo-Colonial Alchemies
The next Gray/Wawro Lecture in Gender, Health, and Well-being will take place on Thursday, February 18, 2016 at 6pm in Herring 100, featuring Diane M. Nelson, Professor of Cultural Anthropology at Duke University.
This event is free and open to the public, but seating is limited, so please register today!
CSWGS is pleased to announce a new essay prize commemorating Seth Balkishan Das Singhal.
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.
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