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CRES News Digest Vol 3., Issue 3

October 1st – October 14th Welcome Message Welcome to the CRES News Digest!   We are eager to spread any good news that our faculty, staff, or students have to share with the larger TCU and Fort Worth community. If you would like to share any CRES-related events, publications, volunteer opportunities, jobs, internships, or conference… Read more »

Latinx Heritage Month Opening Celebration

On Monday, September 16, 2019, TCU Latina/o Studies Program, in conjunction with the Department of Comparative Race and Ethnic Studies (CRES) and our students and community members, celebrated the beginning of Latinx Heritage Month with food, fun, and friends. North Side High Mariachi Band made an appearance along with other community organizations such as Artes… Read more »

Meet Comparative Race & Ethnic Studies’ New Associate Director: Jane Mantey

From Brooklyn, NY and Bayonne, NJ, by way of California, Dr. Jane Mantey worked over the last five years for the California state government, focusing on environmental policymaking and regulation. In California, Jane worked for five years in state government at CalRecycle and the California Department of Toxic Substances Control focused on environmental policymaking and… Read more »

Meet New Assistant Professors in Comparative Race and Ethnic Studies: Jeanelle Hope and Luis Romero

Dr. Jeanelle K. Hope┬ácompleted her Ph.D. in Cultural Studies at the University of California, Davis. Her research examines how Afro-Asian solidarity manifests through grassroots organizing, art and cultural production, and digital activism in the post-civil rights era. Her broader research interests include: Afro-Asian studies, Blacks in the West, social movements, Black and transnational feminisms, and… Read more »

CRES News Digest Vol. 3, Issue 2

September 13th – September 26th Welcome Message Welcome to the CRES News Digest.   We are eager to spread any good news that our faculty, staff, or students have to share with the larger TCU and Fort Worth community. If you would like to share any CRES-related events, publications, volunteer opportunities, jobs, internships, or conference… Read more »

SIS has a global impact through its IEP students from Rwanda.

SIS has a global impact through its IEP students from Rwanda. Sakina Usengimana continued her activism in Spring 2019. In Washington DC, she led the international Walk to Remember, collaborating with other TCU students and with individuals studying at four other US universities. There, on April 7, they engaged in the 25th annual commemoration of… Read more »

CRES News Digest Vol. 3, Issue 1

August 30th – September 12th Welcome Message Welcome to the first Fall 2019 installment of the CRES News Digest.   We are eager to spread any good news that our faculty, staff, or students have to share with the larger TCU and Fort Worth community. If you would like to share any CRES-related events, publications,… Read more »

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 »

WGST Undergraduate Spotlight: JR Hardy

  In May 2019, JR Hardy became the first TCU student to graduate with a degree (BS) in Women & Gender Studies, and the first undergraduate to graduate with a degree with from the new School of Interdisciplinary Studies. As part of his Advanced Seminar Community Action Project and an internship for Fraternity and Sorority… Read more »

WGST Graduate Student Spotlight: NaShieka Knight

We sat down with NaShieka Knight, who studies Biblical Interpretation (Hebrew Bible) at Brite Divinity School, and is receiving her graduate certificate in Women & Gender Studies. NaShieka is co-teaching one section of Introduction to Women & Gender Studies for the fall 2019 semester. What did you do before coming to TCU? I was (and… Read more »