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CSWGS Announces 2013-2014 Awards

CSWGS invites you to join us on Friday, May 16th, from 4:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. in the Humanities Building lobby and courtyard, for a reception co-hosted by the Departments of History, Philosophy, and Religious Studies, The Program in Jewish Studies, and the Center for the Study of Women, Gender, and Sexuality.

CSWGS will be honoring the following students at the reception:

2014 CSWGS Dissertation Fellowship: Maggie Harvey

2014 Sherry Matusoff Merfish Award: Joyce Chou

2013 Undergraduate Best Essay Prize: David Lakomy – "Construction of Personal Identity and End of Life Issues for Transgender Individuals"

2013 Graduate Best Essay Prize: Eliza Williamson – "'This is a University Degree!': Precarity, Anxiety, and Affective Placelessness in Argentina’s Changing Field of Maternity Care"

CSWGS will also be recognizing our 2014 Graduate Certificate recipients:

Casper Bendixsen (Anthropology) – Dissertation Title: Pastoralist Ethic and a "Spirit" of Traditionalism: Livestock, Land, and Kin in the US West

Mercedes Harper (History) – Dissertation Title: White Women's Heritage Organizations in Texas, 1870-1970

Katie Knowles (History) – Dissertation Title: Fashioning Slavery: Slaves and Clothing in the U.S. South, 1830–1865

Samhita Sunya (English) – Dissertation Title: Love in the Time of Cinema: The Global Tracks of Hindi Film/Songs