Fall 2018 Meeting/Event Schedule

All events this semester were organized by graduate student coordinators Karen Lee and Katie Rogers with faculty advisement from Prof. Gloria González-López and Prof. Sharmila Rudrappa.

TALK: “Ethnicity and Race in the 2020 Round of Censuses in Latin America: Limits and Potentialities”
Professor Marcelo J. P. Paixão (LLILAS and African and African Diaspora Studies, UT Austin)
October 26 from 2:00-4:00PM in RLP 0.104

TALK: “Racism and Minority Health: A Biosocial Perspective”
Professor Bridget Goosby (Sociology, UT Austin)
November 8 from 1:00-3:00PM in RLP 0.104

WORKSHOP: Thinking Race
November 29 from 1:00-3:00PM in RLP 1.302C
Congratulations to Dominique Scott, winner of R&E’s Thinking Race Award for her presentation “The Tipping Game: Black Food Servers, Performance, and Emotional Labor”!

R&E Thinking Race participants, from left to right: Jamie O’Quinn, Dominique Scott, Shan Siddiqui, and Kathy Hill

Thanks to our graduate student presenters for sharing their research with us:
  • Kathy Hill: “Flexibility or Insecurity: Work and Wellbeing in the Gig Economy”
  • Jamie O’Quinn“Consenting to the Wedding Night: U.S. Child Marriage and Girls’ Agency”
  • Dominique Scott: “The Tipping Game: Black Food Servers, Performance, and Emotional Labor”
  • Shan Siddiqui“The Color of Mistreatment: Discrimination in Health Care and Psychological Distress among Asian Americans”
Thinking Race is a collaborative event for R&E members to present their work and get feedback. Each participant has five minutes to present on new research ideas or emerging knowledge from a current project. R&E members vote to choose one presentation to receive a $150 research award.

Thanks to all participants, speakers, and attendees for a wonderful semester.

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