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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 »

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 »

Feminists in the Community: Striking a Successful Balance with Linda Newman

Written for WGST Affiliate Dr. Sarah Robbins’ Feminist Inquiry Course (Fall 2018), English Ph.D. Student Sean McCullough interviewed Linda Newman, TCU alumni and self-professed feminist from the local TCU and Fort Worth Community. The following conversation took place between August 31 – September 4, 2018. Linda Newman, a pioneer for women in the world of… Read more »

Dr. Charlotte Hogg’s Sorority Rhetorics: Heritage, History, and Sisterhood [Video]

The 2018 Claudia V. Camp Faculty Research Award Winner, Dr. Charlotte Hogg (English), sat down to recap her research on sorority rhetorics. More specifically, Dr. Hogg’s research considers foundational sorority practices (such as teaching histories to new members, commemoration ceremonies for collegians/alums, and recruitment) demonstrate purposeful rhetorical work that influences values, particularly in terms of… Read more »

Llangollen Award Winner Lillian Young and the Print-making Process

Recent TCU Art graduate (’18) Lillian Young used her Llangollen Research and Creativity Award funds to create amazing prints last semester. You can see more photos of her print-making process here. You can also pick up copies of her powerful print series in our office, RJH 2015. The Llangollen Award is given annually to TCU… Read more »