November 9, 2016
Dear Friends and Colleagues, The aftermath of yesterday’s election has left many in special need of the solace and support of community. The Departments of Ethnic Studies, African American Studies and Gender and Women’s Studies are safe and welcoming places for people of color, as well as members of...
October 27, 2016
On October 26, 2016, Pilipino American student organizations hosted Sproul Visibility Day, an event that honors Filipino American History Month and makes visible the presence of Filipino Americans at UC Berkeley. They invited me to be a speaker at this event. The following is the transcript of my speech: October...
September 23, 2016
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
September 22, 2016
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.
September 8, 2016
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: http://iis.berkeley.edu/programs/gender-and-the-trans-pacific-world
July 13, 2016
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 historiography—from the traditional subfields of social and political history to...
June 17, 2016
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 Selected for New Native American Hall of Honor...
May 27, 2016
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 critical contributions from artists and scholars: Corina Benavides...
May 2, 2016
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 Award for Service to Undocumented Students honors undergraduate...
April 18, 2016
"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 imperative...
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