PhD Students Awarded at 40th Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Conference

Triauna Carey, Lauren Salisbury, and Kristin LaFollete hold their awards

Rhetoric and Writing made a big showing at the 2018 Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Conference. In the Graduate Art and Essay contest, Lauren Salisbury took first place for her essay "Midwifery as Mētis." Triauna Carey took second place for her essay "Nina Simone and the Curse of Medusa and Mētis." And Kristin LaFollette took first place for "The Feminist with the Incorrect Name." The Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Conference observes the many ways gender, race, etniciy, age, and class intersect. Congratulations to Triuana, Kristin, and Lauren's efforts in furthering recongnition of these important areas of study.