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Comparative Race and Ethnic Studies

Campus Reflections on DEI: Seventy-Seven Percent

By Claire A. Sanders, Ph.D., Senior Instructor Co-Chair DEI Subcommittee on Curriculum Co-Director of African American/Africana Studies Minor CRES/WGST Core Faculty June 6, 2019 On March 26, 2019, the TCU faculty voted on a proposal to add a Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Essential Competency (DEI EC) requirement to the TCU Core Curriculum (TCU CC), and… Read more »

CRES News Digest Vol. 2, Issue 7

April 16th – April 29th Welcome Message Welcome to this week’s installment of the CRES News Digest. The CRES Student Research and Creativity Symposium and Spring Banquet was held on Monday, April 15th. Click on the link to see the faculty, staff, and student award winners! If you are looking for volunteer opportunities, Harmony Science… Read more »

CRES Symposium and Banquet

2019 Comparative Race and Ethnic Studies Student Research and Creativity Symposium The CRES Student Creativity and Research Symposium was held on Monday, April 15th at the Dee J. Kelley Alumni and Visitor’s Center. Undergraduate and graduate students competed in four categories: Creativity, Undergraduate Research, Graduate Research, and Community Engagement.     We would like to… Read more »

CRES News Digest Volume 2, Issue 6

April 2nd – April 16th Welcome Message Welcome to this week’s installment of the CRES News Digest.   This week, we want to encourage you to attend our inaugural CRES Student Research and Creativity Symposium and our CRES Spring Banquet. Everyone who is part of the CRES community, Core, Associated, Supporting Faculty and Staff, as well… Read more »

CRES News Digest Volume 2, Issue 5

March 19th – April 1st Welcome Message Welcome to this week’s installment of the CRES News Digest. This week we have a blog post from CRES students who just came back from this year’s TCU Justice Journey, which explored Chicana/o civil rights history. Please note the CRES Colloquium, which continues this week on the subject… Read more »

Assistant Professor Finds Sheriffs to be Enthusiastic About Enforcing U.S. Immigration Law

  Emily Farris, assistant professor of political science, co-authored with Mirya Holman (Tulane University) an article in The Washington Post in The Monkey Cage, a compelling forum to connect political scientists and political conversation. In “Sheriffs are enthusiastic about enforcing U.S. immigration law. That makes a big difference.,” Farris and Holman shared their research that shows that sheriffs matter… Read more »

Professor Max Krochmal Receives Award from Organization of American Historians

Max Krochmal, associate professor of history and director of Comparative Race and Ethnic Studies, has received the Frederick Jackson Turner Award for the author of a first scholarly book dealing with some aspect of American history for his book, Blue Texas: The Making of a Multiracial Democratic Coalition in the Civil Rights Era (University of North Carolina Press)…. Read more »

Max Krochmal: How Texas is Changing

Max Krochmal (History) will speak today at the Southern Historical Association’s 83rd Annual Meeting in Dallas, Texas. His lecture “Toward a Blue Texas: Community Organizing and Coalition-Buildling, Past, Present, and Future”, focuses on the changing political demographics in Texas. Krys Boyd of KERA’s Think will host the opening plenary. Professor Krochmal will also be appearing… Read more »

The Pearl Blizek Lecture by Dr. Darren J. N. Middleton

Dr. Darren J. N. Middleton was recently invited to present The Pearl Blizek Lecture on Religion and Art to the Black Studies and Religious Studies programs at the University of Nebraska Omaha. The lecture explored the aesthetic dimensions of black somebodiness in Rastafari religious art, using the music of Tarrus Riley, the paintings of Ras Terms, and the novels of… Read more »