Professor of Anthropology; Chair, Department of Anthropology
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Anna RobertsAnna Roberts '10 earned the Muhammad Yunus Commencement Award for
Humanitarian Leadership, named after Muhammad Yunus, the 2010
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Class, Race and Childrearing: Unequal Childhoods and Unequal Adulthoods
CSWGS is delighted to announce the return of the Gray/Wawro Lectures in Gender, Health and Well-being. Annette Lareau's much anticipated lecture from 2013 has been rescheduled for Thursday, September 18, at 6:30 PM as part of a three day seminar hosted by FaithandReason, "Houston: Confronting Poverty from the Heart of Faith."
This lecture is free and open to the public, and will take place off-campus, at South Main Baptist Church. Please note the remainder of the FaithandReason seminar is ticketed and requires advance registration.
To attend Lareau's lecture, RSVP here by September 16.
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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; Ron Goines; Paul Guillory, '76; Pauline E. Higgins; Jesse H. Jones II; Steven E. Kirkland, '82; Ryan Levy, '97; Sherry M. Merfish; Collyn A. Peddie, '79; Cathryn Rodd Selman, '78; Dinesh Singhal; Karen Twitchell; Crystal Washington
In Her Own Words
Colleen Fugate '14 is about to embark on the journey of a lifetime through the Watson Fellowship. But don't take it from us. Watch her tell the story of her time at Rice in her own words.
On April 30, 2014, CSWGS was pleased to present the researchers of the 2014 cohort in the Seminar and Practicum in Engaged Research.
A Symposium and Reception
CSWGS hosted a standing room only crowd on Thursday, March 13 at 3:30 PM in the Kyle Morrow Room for the launch of an exciting campus-wide initiative to document and archive the contributions women have made and will continue to make to Rice University.
The Inevitability of Infidelity
On Thursday, April 24 at 6pm in McMurtry Auditorium, CSWGS hosted the last of this academic year's Gray/Wawro Lectures in Gender, Health, and Well-being, by Jennifer Hirsch, Professor and Deputy Chair of Doctoral Studies of Sociomedical Sciences at Columbia University.
featuring Joycelyn Moody
On Friday, April 11, 2014, CSWGS was pleased to host a day long symposium of current work from graduate students, and a keynote speech by Joycelyn Moody, Sue E. Denman Distinguished Chair in American Literature and Director of the African American Literatures and Cultures Institute at the University of Texas, San Antonio.
Cultures of Mania: Toward an Anthropology of Mood
Celebrated anthropologist Emily Martin delivered the 2014 Marian Fox Martel Distinguished Lecture in Gender and Science on Thursday, March 20 at 6 PM in Herring Hall, Room 100.
Sex Cells: The Medical Market for Eggs and Sperm
The Gray/Wawro Lectures in Gender, Health, and Well-being continue this February 20, 2014 at 6 PM in McMurtry Auditorium with Rice alumna Rene Almeling, Assistant Professor of Sociology at Yale University.
While this lecture is free and open to the public, seating is limited. Reserve your seat today.
Over November 9 & 10, 2012, CSWGS celebrated two decades of women's studies at Rice.
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