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WGST Instructor Saffyre Falkenberg Speaks at Queerness and Games Conference

    WGST Instructor Saffyre Falkenberg spoke at the Queerness and Games Conference (QGCON) in Montreal, Canada on September 27, 2018. Falkenberg’s talk titled, “‘Does it bother you that I’ve…been with men?”: Reward Mechanisms and Queer Sexuality in Dragon Age,” looks at fantasy role-playing game series Dragon Age produced by BioWare and the queer representations among characters, the… Read more »

New Award Announced- The Yancy Austin and Georgia Ellis Austin Prize

  Photo of Georgia Ellis Austin Funds for the Women and Gender Studies program for 2018 have been received in honor of Yancy and Georgia Ellis Austin who lived in the small village of Hopewell outside of Crockett, Texas from approximately 1880-1930. Like many Texans after the Civil War, they both inherited and bought land… Read more »

WGST Student Maddie Weinstock Attends NEW Leadership Texas Summer 2018

Psychology major and WGST Emphasis student Maddie Weinstock is the winner of a WGST scholarship to attend the NEW Leadership Texas this past summer. The NEW Leadership Texas is a six-day residential summer institute sponsored by UT’s Center for Women’s & Gender Studies that educates college women about the important role that politics plays in… Read more »

Allene Jones Competition

Allene Jones Competition On Wednesday, February 28, members of the TCU community gathered in Smith Hall to celebrate the work of 10 students who competed in a design competition, sponsored by Comparative Race & Ethnic Studies and Women & Gender Studies. The competition honored Ms. Allene Jones, who, in 1962 became one of the first… Read more »

50 Attend Lecture on Family Violence by Dr. Patricia Arés

A part of the Women and Gender Studies Violence Theme Semester and co-sponsored by Brite, Dr. Patricia Arés recently gave a public lecture entitled, “The Gendered Dynamics of Family Violence in Contemporary Cuba” to a crowd of 50 TCU students, faculty, and staff. Dr. Arés is a visiting professor from Havana University in Cuba and… Read more »

175 Attend Screening of The Mask You Live In

A part of the Women and Gender Studies Violence Theme Semester and co-sponsored by the TCU Common Reading, a film screening of Jennifer Siebel Newsom’s documentary, The Mask You Live In, was shown to a crowd of 175 TCU students, faculty, and staff. Following the screening a panel of interdisciplinary experts discussed the film’s themes with the… Read more »