Department of Ethnic Studies - College of Letters and Science - University of California, Berkeley

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  • Ethnic Studies Open House

    Fri, Jan 20, 2017, 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm

    554 Barrows Hall, UC Berkeley

    Please join the Department of Ethnic Studies for a campus community open house to provide a safe, supportive space, and to facilitate community building and support.

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  • Please Give to Ethnic Studies: UC Berkeley's BIG GIVE Fundraising Initiative - November 16 & 17, 2016

    Nov 16, 9:00 pmNov 17, 9:00 pm, 2016

    November 15, 2016   Warm Greetings, Department of Ethnic Studies Alumni and Friends! We are excited to be part of University of California, Berkeley's campus-wide BIG GIVE fundraising initiative.  Funds can now be directed to departments, programs, and causes that donors wish to support.  The BIG GIVE campaign will take place during the upcoming 24-hour period THIS …

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  • Research Justice: Methodologies for Social Change and Societal Transformation Colloquium

    Wed, Nov 16, 2016, 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm

    2538 Channing (Inst. for the Study of Societal Issues), Wildavsky Conference Room

    Andrew Jolivette, Professor and former Chair, American Indian Studies Department, SFSU

    This talk examines how we can approach research from new ways that center collective responsibility and and shared ownership over the research process. In particular Jolivette will review the thinking behind the development of his edited volume, Research Justice: Methodologies for Social Change and the influential work of Dr. Linda Tuhiwai Smith and Dr. Michelle Fine who are contributors to …

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  • Welcome Event

    Mon, Nov 7, 2016 at 1:00 pm

    554 Barrows Hall

    Ethnic Studies Department

    Come join us in celebrating our two new additions to the Ethnic Studies Department: Faculty Member Christian Paiz and Native American Studies Librariran Melissa Stoner! Lunch will be provided. 

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  • The Insurgent Legacy of Evelyn Nakano Glenn

    Thu, Nov 3, 2016, 12:00 pm to 5:30 pm

    Multicultural Community Center (MLK Student Union), UC Berkeley

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  • Daze of Justice

    Sat, Oct 29, 2016 at 1:00 pm

    Oakland Museum of California - James Moore Theatre, 1000 Oak St.

    Co-sponsored by the AAADS Program

    You are invited to the Oakland premiere of Daze of Justice, a film by Michael Siv! Born in Cambodia in 1975 during the bloody regime of the Khmer Rouge, filmmaker Mike Siv and his mother barely escaped the infamous "killing fields". Growing up, Mike has been haunted by the ghosts of the memory. "Our parents don't want to talk about the past, and the …

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  • Advancing Our Legacy - 2016 Annual Fundraising Dinner

    Fri, Oct 28, 2016, 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm

    Asian American and Asian Diaspora Studies at UC Berkeley

    Please join the Asian American and Asian Diaspora Studies Program for its 3rd Annual Fundraising Dinner to advance the legacy of AAADS.   Keynote Speaker Dale Minami, Esq. Partner, Minami Tamaki LLP and Co-Founder, Asian Law Caucus   Guest Speaker Viet Thanh Nguyen 2016 Pulitzer Prize Winner for Fiction and Berkeley Alumnus    AAADS Legacy Award …

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  • Beyond Victims and Voices: On Writing as a Radical Act

    Fri, Oct 28, 2016, 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm

    820 Barrows Hall

    Viet Thanh Nguyen, 2016 Pulitzer Prize Winner for Fiction

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  • CRSC Colloquia Series - Birth Matters: Black Women and Research Justice as Transformative Praxis

    Wed, Oct 26, 2016, 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm

    Wildavsky Conference Room, ISSI, 2538 Channing Way

    Julia Chinyere Oparah, Associate Provost and Professor and Co-Chair of Ethnic Studies, Mills College

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  • Critical Ethnic Studies Symposium

    Fri, Oct 7, 2016, 10:00 am to 3:00 pm

    Multicultural Community Center (MLK Student Union), UC Berkeley

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  • Filipino Women and Marriage Migration

    Thu, Oct 6, 2016, 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm

    554 Barrows Hall, UC Berkeley

    Gwenola Ricordeau, University of Lille I

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  • CRSC Colloquia Series - When States 'Come Out': The Politics of Visibility and the Diffusion of Sexual Minority Rights in Europe

    Thu, Oct 6, 2016, 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm

    Wildavsky Conference Room, ISSI, 2538 Channing Way

    Phillip M. Ayoub, PhD, Assistant Professor of Politics, College of Arts and Sciences, Drexel University

    When States ‘Come Out’: The Politics of Visibility and the Diffusion of Sexual Minority Rights in Europe    In the last two decades, the LGBT movement has gained momentum that is arguably unprecedented in speed and suddenness when compared to other human rights movements. This talk investigates the recent history of transnational movement in Europe, focusing …

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  • Asian American and Asian Diaspora Studies Program Welcome Event

    Wed, Oct 5, 2016 at 12:00 pm

    Multicultural Community Center (MCC) Martin Luther King Jr. Student Union 2495 Bancroft Way, Suite #220 University of California - Berkeley

    The AAADS Program invites all AAADS faculty, students, and staff to our Welcome Event!

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  • Ethnic Studies Library Open House

    Mon, Oct 3, 2016, 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm

    Ethnic Studies Library - 30 Stephens Hall, UC Berkeley

    The library will be hosting its first ever open house! All ES faculty, lecturers, staff, and students are invited to see our collections, our new exhibit, and the results of a renovation to improve our special collections space, and to meet our new librarian, Melissa Stoner. Sheng-Kee Bakery Cafe is catering the event. Also, Native American Studies Librarian Melissa Stoner has been selected to …

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  • Cal Day of Solidarity

    Wed, Sep 28, 2016 at 12:00 pm

    Savio Steps-Sproul Plaza

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