Associate Professor of Linguistics; Chair, Department of Linguistics
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Darren ArqueroDarren Arquero was one of 25 students selected to participate in the Spring 2010 Soulforce Equality Ride.
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Gender Verification Policies in Elite Sport: Eligibility, Fair Play and the Question of Medical Need
On April 4, the Gray/Wawro Lectures in Gender, Health and Well-being continued with medical anthropologist Katrina Karkazis, whose talk examined gender testing in elite sports, such as the case of Caster Semenya. This lecture was presented in collaboration with the School of Engineering.
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Partners of the Center provide critical support for the work we do, from undergraduate research to faculty seminars. We especially appreciate our Partners who have also become members of our Advisory Board:
Chair: Melanie Gray; Kafah Bachari; Anne Chao, '09 Ph.D. (M.A. '05); Phyllis Cohen; Karen Ostrum George, '77; Paul Guillory, '76; Pauline E. Higgins; Jesse H. Jones II; Steven E. Kirkland, '82; Sherry M. Merfish; Collyn A. Peddie, '79; Cathryn Rodd Selman, '78; Dinesh Singhal; Karen Twitchell; Crystal Washington
Gender, Math, and Science
On Thursday, February 21, CSWGS is honored to host Elizabeth Spelke, Berkman Professor of Psychology at Harvard University, for the 2013 Marian Fox Martel Distinguished Lecture in Gender and Science. The lecture will take place at 6 PM in McMurtry Auditorium.
Download the flyer, and RSVP by February 19 to reserve your seat!
The State of Women's Health Today: An Unfinished Agenda
Over November 9 & 10, 2012, CSWGS celebrated two decades of women's studies at Rice.
The Human Costs of Mexico's Drug War: Health Effects on Women, Migrants and Youth
On October 25, 2012, the Gray/Wawro Lectures in Gender, Health and Well-being continued with Laura Carlsen, whose work explores the effects of Mexico's economic and social policies on women.
Darren may have graduated in 2011, but his impact on our Center, the Rice campus, and Houston remains. Before moving on to graduate school at the University of California at Berkeley, Darren sat down with us to talk about his experiences at Rice. Watch the videos to learn more!
The Outsourced Self: Intimate Life in Market Times
On September 20, 2012, the Gray/Wawro Lectures in Gender, Health and Well-being resumed with renowned sociologist Arlie Hochschild, whose latest book examines the impacts of outsourcing intimate care work to others. This lecture was presented in collaboration with the School of Engineering.
John Corvino Speaks at Rice
In conjunction with the Human Rights Campaign and the Department of Philosophy, CSWGS was pleased to bring John Corvino to campus on August 29, 2012.
CSWGS is pleased to announce the establishment of the Sherry Matusoff Merfish Award, an annual prize to be given to a junior or senior who demonstrates a commitment to engaged research and social justice. Congratulations to Rachael Nicole Peterson, who was the recipient of this year's Merfish Award!
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