CRG Student Research Symposium 2019

Friday, Apr 12, 2019 | 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

Tilden Room, MLK Jr. Student Union | UC Berkeley
Location is ADA accessible

Join the Center for Race & Gender as we host our inaugural Student Research Symposium! This event will gather our larger CRG community – undergraduate and graduate students, staff, and affiliated faculty – to show case and highlight CRG students’ work and accomplishments.

Find the program here.

Refreshments will be provided.


9:00 – 9:15 am: Welcome

9:15 – 10:45 am: Session 1 – On Carcerality & Feminisms 

  • Gabby Falzone, School of Education, “Trauma informed care as an extension of the carceral continuum”
  • Giovanni D’Ambrosio, Sociology, American Studies, “Institutionalizing an Anti-Rape Politics: Imagining Need, Visioning Strategy and Building Carceral Alliances in the 1970s Bay Area”
  • Monique A. Hosein, Public Health, “We are not Safe: Police Violence & Black Women”

10:45 – 11:00 am: Break

11:00 – 12:30 pm: Session 2 – On Indigeneity and Spatiality

  • Cheyenne Seneca, Sociology, Native American Studies, “Decolonizing our Minds and Actions: Building Relationships and Mapping Community across the American Indian Urban and Reserve Divide”
  • Tania Osorio Harp, Architecture, “Landscapes of Domestic Service”
  • Mindy Price, Environmental Science, Policy, and Management, “Examining the Feminist Political Economy of Indigenous Food Sovereignty in the Northwest Territories, Canada”

12:30 – 1:00 pm: Lunch

1:00 – 2:45 pm: Session 3 – On Science, Family, and Identity

  • Lee-Or Scarlat, Gender and Women’s Studies, Public Health, “Access to Fertility Preservation for Low-Income Transgender Youth in the Bay Area: Barriers, Narratives, and Looking Forward”
  • Victoria M. Massie, Sociocultural Anthropology, “Assembling Genetic Ancestry: Race, Return, and the Materiality of Home in Cameroon”
  • Bernadette Lim, UC Berkeley-UCSF Joint Medical Program, “Woke WOC Docs: A Creative Multimedia Project by and for WOC in Medicine”
  • Louise Ly, Sociology, “Gendered Racial Attraction Among Intermarried Asian and White Americans”


Thursday Forum Series

Faculty and graduate students are welcome to submit proposals to present at the CRG Thursday Forum Series. Proposals to present as an individual or a panel are invited each semester.

about proposal deadlines, download proposal forms, and check out the latest upcoming forums.