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News and Events
View our Spring 2013 newsletter for an update on our most recent activities.
Flaunt Magazine Features Prison Creative Writing Program
A recent Flaunt magazine article highlights SDSU Professor Paul Sutton's Creative Writing Program at the Donovan Correctional Facility. CRGP Graduate Fellow Laura Pecenco works with the Program as part of her broader dissertation study, which analyzes gender performance and the social construction of multiple masculinities through art creation in prison. The Flaunt article includes an introduction by Prof. Sutton, photographs, and writings by inmate participants.
Funding for the Institute of Social Research, Oslo
The Institute for Social Research, located in Oslo, Norway, where CRGP Senior Academic Affiliate Sigtona Halrynjo serves as Senior Research Fellow, has received funding from the Norwegian Ministry of Children, Equality and Social Inclusion to become the Norwegian National Center for Research on Gender Equality.
Women and the Gun Control Debate
CRGP Senior Academic Affiliate Ronnee Schreiber, author of Righting Feminism: Conservative Women and American Politics, has analyzed the positions of women across the political spectrum regarding gun control. In a KPBS interview, she discussed the comments made by Democratic Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords and conservative Independent Women's Forum activist Gayle Trotter. Although the two women differ on their political stances, they both utilize motherhood as the frame for their arguments.
Mary Blair-Loy's Book One of Most Cited Works in Sociology
Competing Devotions (2003), by CRGP Founding Director Mary Blair-Loy, is listed as one of the top 102 works cited in sociology between the years of 2008-2012. The list, in full here, was created by UNC Assistant Professor Neal Caren.