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  • Dr. Pérez’s forthcoming co-edited book already receiving recognition!

    December 9, 2021

    Publishers Weekly selected Consuelo Jimenez Underwood: Art, Vision, Weaving (Duke University Press, July 2022), co-edited by Laura E. Pérez and Ann Marie Leimer, as one of their top ten most anticipated art books of Spring 2022 in their biannual Adult Announcements issue. The PW page is attached.  The volume also received a College Art Association's...

  • Prof. Rodriguez speaks on new book project!

    November 24, 2021

    In this short video profile, Prof. Juana María Rodríguez, currently the John P. Birkelund Fellow in Humanities at the American Academy in Berlin, talks about her new book project, Puta Life: Seeing Latinas, Working Sex. https://www.americanacademy.de/videoaudio/fellow-spotlight-juana-maria-rodriguez/ Prof. Rodríguez will be delivering a presentation from this new book project live from...

  • Hector Callejas Profiled in Berkeley News

    October 6, 2021

    Hector Callejas (BA Ethnic Studies 2014, now a PhD Candidate in Ethnic Studies) was just profiled in Berkeley News!    "I'm a Berkeleyan: Hector M. Callejas on finding communities that support Latinx research"   "... At the end of the day, despite all the trials and tribulations we go through as...

  • Apply for Our Lecturer Pool!

    September 30, 2021

    The Department of Ethnic Studies at the University of California, Berkeley invites applications for a pool of qualified temporary instructors to teach courses in Ethnic Studies, pending openings. These courses include, but are not limited to courses in Chicano Studies, Law and Criminal Justice, Chicano History, Central American Studies, Mexican...

  • Prof. Omi Featured in Berkeley News

    September 28, 2021

    Prof. Michael Omi is the subject of a wonderful and wide-ranging interview in Berkeley News! Berkeley News recently spoke to Omi about how his theory of racial formations has stood the test of time, what ethnic studies scholars need to focus on moving forward and why public discourse about the impact...

  • Prof. Piatote’s “The Beadworkers: Stories” is Magnetic!

    September 21, 2021

    The Berkeley News has just spotlighted the remarkable journey of Sariel Sandoval, a first-year UC Berkeley student from the Flathead Reservation in northwest Montana. Sariel's story is part of what makes Berkeley such an incredible place to teach and learn and grow. And the inspiration for her coming to Cal?...

  • We’re hiring! Assistant/Associate Professor in Native American Studies

    September 14, 2021

    The Department of Ethnic Studies at the University of California, Berkeley invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in Native American Studies at the rank of assistant or associate professor. We encourage applications from scholars in any discipline, especially those who employ Indigenous methodologies and take intersectional and interdisciplinary approaches...

  • We’re hiring! Assistant Professor of Native North American History (Depts of History and Ethnic Studies)

    September 14, 2021

    The University of California at Berkeley seeks applications for a joint tenure-track faculty appointment at the level of assistant professor in the Departments of History and Ethnic Studies in Native North American History. Region and time-period open. We particularly welcome applications from scholars who employ the methods of Native American...

  • “Four Faculty in Campus Leadership Roles”

    August 12, 2021

    This summer, several of our amazingly talented faculty in Ethnic Studies have been appointed to leadership roles across the UC Berkeley campus.    - Prof. Carolyn Chen will be serving as co-director of the Berkeley Center for the Study of Religion. - Prof. Catherine Ceniza Choy will be serving as...

  • ES Graduate Student Lisa Ng Publishes Article on Asian American Activism in Environmental Justice Movement

    July 26, 2021

    Ethnic Studies graduate student Lisa Ng has just published an insightful new article on Asian American activism in the environmental justice movement.    "Cyborgian Model Minorities for Environmental Justice: East Asian American Studies from the 1991 National People of Color Environmental Leadership Summit" has just appeared in the journal Environmental Justice, one...