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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 »

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 »