Spring 2019 Meeting/Event Schedule

Spring 2019 Meeting/Event Schedule

All events this semester were organized by graduate student coordinators Karen Lee , Ilya Slavinski and Kara Takasaki with faculty advisement from Prof. Gloria González-López .


TALK: “New Combinations of Race and Class in Recent Immigration: Fieldnotes from the U.S. and Central America.”

Professor Néstor P. Rodríguez (Sociology, UT Austin)

March 25 from 3:30-5:00PM in RLP 1.302D


CALL FOR ABSTRACTS: ThinkRace Extended Abstract Competition

Due: May 5, 2019 to Michael Schmidt

We write to invite you to submit abstracts to our first ever ThinkRace Extended Abstract Competition where working group members working in the areas of race and ethnicity can submit extended abstracts of a maximum of three pages that outline developing projects or research proposals. Based on a pre-structured rubric and blind review, three abstracts will be chosen to receive an award towards fieldwork or conference presentations.

First place will receive $600, second place $500, and third place $400.

To participate please submit your abstracts by e-mail to Michael Schmidt by 05/08/2019. Your identifying information will then be removed and sent along to the student coordinators. Coordinators will narrow down finalists and send them along to a panel of faculty members who will vote on the winners. Winners will be asked to present their research at the first event of the Fall 2019 semester. Thank you and good luck!


ThinkRace Research Competition Winners

We are excited to announce the winners of the first ThinkRace Research Abstract Competition. Special congratulations to: Faith Deckard First place ($600), Cassandra Knaff Second place ($500), and Shannon Malone Third place ($400). We look forward to hosting the winners in a R&E event this fall where they will showcase their work.
Competition winners were selected through a blind review by a three out-of-department faculty member committee consisting of Dr. Eric Tang, Dr. Simone Browne, and Dr. Marcelo Paixão. Thank you again to everyone who participated in the competition!

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

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