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ES Staff Offices CLOSED on Thursday, October 6

ES Staff Offices CLOSED on Thursday, October 6

Dear ES Community, Ethnic Studies Staff will be attending a staff retreat on Thursday, Oct 6 and will not be available for the entire day.   Thank you! -ES Staff MoreRead more about "ES Staff Offices CLOSED on Thursday, October 6"


Link to news item: Phd Alumni, Josh Kun, Named MacArthur Fellow

Phd Alumni, Josh Kun, Named MacArthur Fellow

Phd Alumni, Josh Kun, Named MacArthur Fellow

  http://www.latimes.com/entertainment/music/la-et-ms-josh-kun-20160920-snap-story.html MoreRead more about "Phd Alumni, Josh Kun, Named MacArthur Fellow "


Professor Catherine Ceniza Choy is faculty coordinator and co-organizer of a 2016-17 Institute of International Studies faculty interdisciplinary program on "Gender and the Trans-Pacific World.

Professor Catherine Ceniza Choy is faculty coordinator and co-organizer of a 2016-17 Institute of International Studies faculty interdisciplinary program on "Gender and the Trans-Pacific World.

This program explores the significance of gender and “Pacific World” frameworks to understand the connections between the lands, people, cultures, and environments that are in and border the Pacific Ocean.   Link: … MoreRead more about "Professor Catherine Ceniza Choy is faculty coordinator and co-organizer of a 2016-17 Institute of International Studies faculty interdisciplinary program on "Gender and the Trans-Pacific World."


Link to news item: The Bancroft Seminar on Latina/o History 2016-2017 Call for Book Manuscripts

The Bancroft Seminar on Latina/o History 2016-2017 Call for Book Manuscripts

The Bancroft Seminar on Latina/o History 2016-2017 Call for Book Manuscripts

Selection process begins September 1, 2016   The Bancroft Library Seminar on Latina/o History is now accepting proposals for its 2016-2017 seminar. The seminar is comprised of a collective of northern California faculty dedicated to the interdisciplinary flourishing of Latina/o … MoreRead more about "The Bancroft Seminar on Latina/o History 2016-2017 Call for Book Manuscripts"


Ethnic Studies Alumna Harriett Skye Honored by North Dakota Native American Hall of Honor

Ethnic Studies Alumna Harriett Skye Honored by North Dakota Native American Hall of Honor

Ethnic Studies Ph.D. Alumna Harriett Skye ('07) was recently honored as one of the first inductees into the North Dakota Native American Hall of Honor. The department would like to congratulate Harriett for this very deserving honor!    June 3, 2016   Honorees … MoreRead more about "Ethnic Studies Alumna Harriett Skye Honored by North Dakota Native American Hall of Honor"


“Across Difference”: NSN Volume 3 Just Published

“Across Difference”: NSN Volume 3 Just Published

NSN (nineteen sixty nine: an ethnic studies journal) is thrilled to announce the publication of "Across Difference," a special issue edited by Kim Tran, Kim McNair, and Maria Faini, as well as a stellar editorial board. This issue is full of powerful visual, poetic, and … MoreRead more about "“Across Difference”: NSN Volume 3 Just Published"


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