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Interdisciplinary, Gender, and Ethnic Studies News

Interdisciplinary, Gender, and Ethnic Studies allows students to create degree programs from courses across disciplinary boundaries, including cultural studies, linguistic studies, Asian studies, Latin American studies, multi-disciplinary studies, and social science studies.

Current Interdisciplinary, Gender, and Ethnic Studies News

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Campus News | August 4, 2021

A collection of news stories highlighting research, health, and community at UNLV.

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Arts and Culture | July 26, 2021

UNLV sports history expert Kendra Gage’s class on Olympics explores historical, modern collisions between sport and social issues of the time.

Campus News | July 9, 2021

A collection of news stories highlighting remembrance and improvement at UNLV.

Campus News | June 8, 2021

A collection of news stories highlighting celebration, health, and progress at UNLV.

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Campus News | May 25, 2021

Associate professor Mark Padoongpatt will tackle the history of and rise in anti-Asian sentiment and violence in a special episode of 'We Need to Talk.'

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Campus News | May 11, 2021

A collection of news stories highlighting remembrance, recovery, and progress at UNLV.

Interdisciplinary, Gender, and Ethnic Studies In The News

Carson Now
September 24, 2021

Sondra Cosgrove, PhD, Executive Director and Chair of the Board for Vote Nevada and Professor of History at the College of Southern Nevada, will be the featured speaker at Monday's Democratic luncheon.

Teller Report
September 13, 2021

In Vienna, a singer converted to feminist porn Vienna leaving lyric to get into porn?

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September 13, 2021

Seven years ago, Adrineh Simonian bowed out of a successful career as an opera singer to produce pornography instead.

Metro Libre
September 13, 2021

Leave the lyric to dedicate himself to porn? It is the bet of an Austrian mezzo-soprano who left the solemn world of opera to produce films...

France 24
September 13, 2021

Leaving lyric to get into porn? It is the bet of a Viennese mezzo-soprano who abandoned the hushed world of opera to produce ethical and feminist sex films, and to change the outlook on this universe.

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September 13, 2021

Leave the lyric to dedicate himself to porn? It is the bet of an Austrian mezzo-soprano who left the solemn world of opera to produce sex films with an ethical and feminist background.

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Recent Interdisciplinary, Gender, and Ethnic Studies Accomplishments

September 15, 2021
Anne Stevens (Interdisciplinary, Gender, and Ethnic Studies; English) published the revised second edition of Literary Theory and Criticism: An Introduction. The second edition features new or expanded coverage of affect theory, critical race theory, disability studies, ecocriticism, posthumanism, and transgender studies.
September 14, 2021
Tim Gauthier (Interdisciplinary, Gender, and Ethnic Studies) gave a  “A Quieter ‘9/11’ Novel?: Solipsism and Passivity in Recent Fiction"  for an International Conference at Europa-Universität Flensburg (virtual), entitled “9/11: Twenty Years On.”
September 7, 2021
Tyler D. Parry (Interdisciplinary, Gender, and Ethnic Studies) contributed to the report Minneapolis May Become Ground Zero in the Criminal Justice Debate, written by journalist Glenn Daigon regarding the current debates about "defunding the police" throughout the United States, specifically the Public Safety Charter Amendment under consideration...
July 30, 2021
Monica Hernández-Johnson (Educational Psychology and Higher Education); Valerie Taylor and Ravijot Singh (both Interdisciplinary, Gender, & Ethnic Studies); and Norma A. Marrun, Tara J. Plachowski, and Christine Clark (all Teaching and Learning) coauthored an article, “Like Where Are Those Teachers?”: A Critical Race Theory Analysis of...
July 15, 2021
Tyler D. Parry (Interdisciplinary, Gender, and Ethnic Studies) published an article in the Washington Post on July 14 that examines the current debates over critical race theory and Confederate monuments, showing how the suppression of Black history deliberately misrepresents how we understand the past and civil rights activists throughout the U.S...
June 25, 2021
Tyler D. Parry (Interdisciplinary, Gender, and Ethnic Studies) appeared in the documentary Mauled: When Police Dogs Attack, a joint project developed by news agencies including USA Today, The Marshall Project, The Indy Star, AL.com, and others. The documentary is a part of a Pulitzer Prize-winning series on the links between police brutality and...