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Ethnic Studies Student, Paola Mora Paredes, to Receive Chancellor's Award for Public Service!

Ethnic Studies Student, Paola Mora Paredes, to Receive Chancellor's Award for Public Service!

Ethnic Studies student, Paola Mora Paredes, will receive the Robert J. and Mary Catherine Birgeneau Award for Service to Undocumented Students at the Chancellor's Awards for Public Service on May 9th 2016. Congratulations Paola! The Robert J. and Mary Catherine Birgeneau Recognition … MoreRead more about "Ethnic Studies Student, Paola Mora Paredes, to Receive Chancellor's Award for Public Service!"


Ethnic Studies Alumnus, Viet Thanh Nguyen, Wins Pulitzer Prize!

Ethnic Studies Alumnus, Viet Thanh Nguyen, Wins Pulitzer Prize!

"As an undergrad I studied English and ethnic studies—English, because I loved literature. The reason why I needed ethic studies was during the 1980s and 1990s you were engaging with the canon. And I couldn’t see myself making a life out of that because of I also felt the … MoreRead more about "Ethnic Studies Alumnus, Viet Thanh Nguyen, Wins Pulitzer Prize!"


Adoption history and Women’s History Month by Dr. Catherine Ceniza Choy

Adoption history and Women’s History Month by Dr. Catherine Ceniza Choy

While Women’s History Month encourages us to recognize the individual achievements of pioneering women in various fields, that recognition should not be an end in itself. It would, and should, take far more than a month to find, reclaim, and remember women’s histories that have not … MoreRead more about "Adoption history and Women’s History Month by Dr. Catherine Ceniza Choy"

TAGS: http://blogs.berkeley.edu/2016/03/26/adoption-history-and-womens-history-month/


Opinion: Trump Shows Race-Baiting Is OK in American Politics by Dr. Chris Zepeda-Millán

Opinion: Trump Shows Race-Baiting Is OK in American Politics by Dr. Chris Zepeda-Millán

BERKELEY, Calif. — Academics and pundits who don't believe America is "post racial" have long pointed to politicians who use "dog-whistle politics" — coded racial language that appeals to white voters. But in only a few months, Donald Trump's presidential … MoreRead more about "Opinion: Trump Shows Race-Baiting Is OK in American Politics by Dr. Chris Zepeda-Millán"

TAGS: http://www.nbcnews.com/news/latino/opinion-trump-shows-race-baiting-ok-american-politics-n527656


Anti-Latino Hate Groups Stump for Trump by Dr. Chris Zepeda-Millán

Anti-Latino Hate Groups Stump for Trump by Dr. Chris Zepeda-Millán

Latinos have had plenty of cause for concern regarding Republican front-runner Donald Trump's bid for the presidency. Trump has a long track record of hate-speech directed at Latinos, including blanketly calling Mexican immigrants drug dealers and rapist and blaming "Hispanics" for … MoreRead more about "Anti-Latino Hate Groups Stump for Trump by Dr. Chris Zepeda-Millán"

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Professor Chris Zepeda-Millán to be presented with the 2015 Best Paper in Latino Politics Award

Professor Chris Zepeda-Millán to be presented with the 2015 Best Paper in Latino Politics Award

Professor Chris Zepeda-Millán will be presented with the "2015 Best Paper in Latino Politics Award" at the 2016 Western Political Science Association Annual Conference for his co-authored paper, "The Political Effects of Having Undocumented Parents,". MoreRead more about "Professor Chris Zepeda-Millán to be presented with the 2015 Best Paper in Latino Politics Award"


Ethnic Studies Alumni, Isabella Avila Borgeson, to Perform Spoken Word Poetry at the Current Climate Change Conference 2015 in Paris, France

Ethnic Studies Alumni, Isabella Avila Borgeson, to Perform Spoken Word Poetry at the Current Climate Change Conference 2015 in Paris, France

From "Fil-Am poet to perform at climate change events in Paris": "Filipino American poet Isabella Avila Borgeson of the San Francisco-Bay Area is one of four spoken word artists who have been chosen to perform at various events in conjunction with the 21st Conference of … MoreRead more about "Ethnic Studies Alumni, Isabella Avila Borgeson, to Perform Spoken Word Poetry at the Current Climate Change Conference 2015 in Paris, France "

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Big Think: Embracing Diversity Could Lead to Different Coverage of Paris Attacks

Big Think: Embracing Diversity Could Lead to Different Coverage of Paris Attacks

"Embrace diversity as a living experience." That's a response to questions about the coverage of the Paris terrorist attacks from Hatem Bazian. He's a senior lecturer at UC Berkeley and a cofounder of Zaytuna College, the first Muslim arts college in the U.S. Reporter: Queena … MoreRead more about "Big Think: Embracing Diversity Could Lead to Different Coverage of Paris Attacks"

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