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Grants for Student Research & Creative Projects

The Center for Race and Gender (CRG) provides grants to students pursuing research or creative projects that explore issues related to race and gender. Grants help financially sustain emerging projects and connects students to the larger campus community of scholars focusing on race, gender, sexuality, and nation.

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Dr. Charis Thompson: Critique in the Era of Trump

The UC Berkeley Social Science Matrix interviewed Prof. Charis Thompson, a faculty member in Gender & Women’s Studies and a member of the CRG Faculty Advisory Board.  Prof. Thompson reflects on the 2017 March for Science, and gender and sexuality politics in the 2016 presidential election.

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Prof. Leti Volpp to Lead Center for Race & Gender

VCR Paul Alivisatos is pleased to announce that, after a very competitive search, we have appointed Leti Volpp, the Robert D. and Leslie Kay Raven Professor of Law, as the next Director of the Center for Race and Gender (CRG), effective July 1, 2017.

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2016 European Islamophobia Report

Dr. Farid Hafez, a visiting scholar at the CRG Islamophobia Research & Documentation Project, and his colleagues have released the annual European Islamophobia Report, documenting the state of Islamophobia in Europe as of 2016. The report is available to download as a PDF, and an excerpt of the introduction is included.

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Research & Resistance in the Era of Trump

The CRG shares a quick snapshot of how UC Berkeley students are connecting issues of research and organizing on and off campus in the context of this political climate. We interviewed CRG student research grantees, Lisa Hofmann-Kuroda and Istifaa Ahmed, both of whom are also organizers engaged in social justice research practices.

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