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Center for Critical and Cultural Theory (3CT)

The Center for Critical and Cultural Theory (3CT) promotes intellectual synergy and community among Rice faculty and graduate students whose work is informed by a deep and sustained engagement with critical and cultural theory and their ongoing development and permutations. »  

Center for Languages & Intercultural Communication

The Study of Languages (CSL) seeks to develop and promote excellent language teaching and learning for twelve languages through the third year of instruction with new technologies and the current national standards for foreign language education playing an integral part. »
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Center for the Study of Women, Gender and Sexuality

Established in 2006 as an outgrowth of the Program for the Study of Women, Gender, and Sexuality, the Center for the Study of Women, Gender and Sexuality at Rice encompasses interdisciplinary academic programs and research. »

Chao Center for Asian Studies

The Chao Center for Asian Studies is a research institute attached to a thriving undergraduate major that looks carefully and critically at the complex ways people in 'Asia' have been involved with one another and with the rest of the world, not only today, but also in the past. Toward these ends, the center works closely with peer organizations in inter-Asia and collaborates with scholars to pursue questions such as "what do 'transnationalism' and 'globalization' mean?"»

Humanities Research Center

The Humanities Research Center fosters scholarly research and intellectual community in the humanities broadly understood, facilitates scholarly work between the School of Humanities and other areas of Rice University. »

Spanish Resource Center

The Spanish Resource Center was created to enhance the teaching and study of Spanish language and cultures and provide support for teachers, professionals and students both inside and outside the hedges. »