The Center for Race and Gender (CRG) is an interdisciplinary research center at the University of California, Berkeley that supports critical and engaged research on race, gender, and their intersections.  Launched as a result of the 1999 Ethnic Studies Student Strike, the CRG cultivates research and creative projects led by students, faculty, artists, activists, and community members.  Learn more...

(Prof. Laura Pérez, Ethnic Studies; Photo by Perla Garcia)


Thu, Apr 24, 2014 - 4:00 pm
Devalued Bodies in an Era of Neoliberal Choice
Mary Susman, Gender & Women's Studies & Sociology
Ella Bastone, Gender & Women's Studies
Rachel Upton, Gender & Women's Studies

We exist during a changing landscape of U.S. “equality,” with certain once-outcast identities now seduced by the neoliberal, capitalist economy and assimilated into normative notions of belonging. While certain bodies become recognizable subjects, other bodies are narrowly constructed as internal enemies that fuel the illusion of equality; we witness dangerous boundary-shifting between legitimate subjects and illegitimate (non)subjects…

Thu, May 1, 2014 - 5:30 pm

The Center for Race & Gender presents the Spring 2014 Distinguished Guest Lecture...

Arab America: Gender, Cultural Politics, and Activism 
Prof. Nadine Naber, University of Illinois Chicago

Thursday, May 1, 2014
5:30 pm: Reception
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm: Lecture & Discussion
Location: Multicultural Community Center, Hearst Annex D-37, UC Berkeley
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