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CWGS 2018 Awards Ceremony

Thu, June 7, 2018
CWGS 2018 Awards Ceremony
2018 CWGS Awards Ceremony

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2017-2018 Award Winners:

Cynthia Walker Peña Scholarship

KHAMSIN L. MEADOWS (Women's and Gender Studies)

Khamsin is a registered nurse and donates unpaid volunteer labor to women’s health clinics and the Austin Harm Reduction Coalition.


Lora Romero Memorial Undergraduate Award for Interdisciplinary Research in Race, Ethnicity and Gender 

ZARIA EL-FIL (African and African Diaspora Studies/Psychology)  

“Sexual Exploitation and Resistance of Enslaved Women”


Women's and Gender Studies Dissertation Fellowship(s)

DELYNN PARKER (Department of History)

“Trails of Tears and Freedom: Slavery, Migration, and Emancipation in the Indian Territory Borderlands, 1830-1907”


Women's and Gender Studies MA Thesis Awards

MADYSON CRAWFORD (Women's and Gender Studies)   

"We Knew to Stay in Our Lane!": Southern Black Women's Politics  of Belonging(Dis)Belonging.


VIVIAN DEIDRE RODRIGUEZ ROCHA (Women's & Gender Studies)   

“Styling binds: Transnational place-making and intimate labor at a Mexican beauty parlor in South Austin”


Contributor of the Year Award

CAROLINE FARIA (Department of Geography and the Environment)


Lucia, John, and Melissa Gilbert Teaching Excellence Award in WGS

OMISE’EKE TINSLEY (African and African Diaspora Studies/Women’s & Gender Studies)



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