Professor of History
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Kate HildebrandtKate Hildebrandt '09 completed a senior honors thesis, "Changing Strategies and Changing
Laws: The Fight for Personal Law Reform in Egypt and Morocco."
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Black Feminism to the Rescue: Black Lives Matter and the Future of Black Politics
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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: Judge Steven E. Kirkland '82; Anne Chao '09 Ph.D. (M.A. '05); Meghan Davenport '15; Priyanka Duvvuru '14; Karen Ostrum George '77; Ron Goines; Melanie Gray (Founding Chair, 2009-2013); Paul Guillory '76; Karen L. Jones; Richard Lapin; Lynn Mathre '79, '81; Sherry M. Merfish (Former Chair, 2014-2016); Jennifer M. Nelsen; Collyn A. Peddie '79; Cathryn Rodd Selman '78; Dinesh Singhal; Karen Twitchell; Lidija Wilhelms '14
“Things that divide us are trifling”: Cold War Feminism in North Korea
On Wednesday, March 29 at 4pm in Sewall Hall 307, CSWGS joins the Department of History to cosponsor the Women's History Month Graduate Colloquium speaker, Suzy Kim, Associate Professor of Korean History in the Department of Asian Languages and Cultures at Rutgers University.
Keynote Speaker: Jade Sasser
The call for papers for the 2017 Graduate Symposium is now open.
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Raising a Voice in Protest, Issuing a Call to Action: Anna Julia Cooper's Intersectional Vision
On December 1 at 4pm in Herring 100, CSWGS presents a Graduate Colloquium lecture from Vivian May, Director of the Humanities Center and Professor of Women's Studies at Syracuse University.
Notes from a Critic, or Black Feminism Remixed
On October 27 at 4pm in Humanities 117, CSWGS presents a Graduate Colloquium lecture from Jennifer Christine Nash, Associate Professor of African-American Studies and Gender & Sexuality Studies at Northwestern University.
Girls and Sex: Navigating from Shame to Joy
On November 10, 2016, the Gray/Wawro Lectures in Gender, Health and Well-being return with New York Times bestselling author Peggy Orenstein.
NOTE THE NEW LOCATION: RICE CINEMA, with a reception beginning at 5:00 pm and the lecture at 6:00 pm.
Registration for this event is now closed. Limited seating may be available for walk up guests. At 5:55 pm, all unclaimed seats will be released for unregistered guests on a first come, first served basis.
On September 27, CSWGS joins the Department of Anthropology and the Center for Energy and Environmental Research in the Human Sciences to co-sponsor a noon lecture from Vanessa Agard-Jones.
Our Present / Their Future
As part of an ongoing, campus-wide initiative to document and archive the contributions women have made and will continue to make to Rice University, a a new photo exhibit titled "Our Present/Their Future" is now on display in the main first-floor hallway of Fondren Library.
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Gray/Wawro Lecture Series: Dian Million - "Generations, Indigenous Kin and the Sexual Nexus" »
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