May 28, 2019
Fiat Vox: Why are there so many Filipino nurses in the U.S.? Growing up in New York City, ethnic studies professor Catherine Ceniza Choy remembers seeing a lot of nurses dressed in their crisp white uniforms. She and her mom lived in an apartment building near several hospitals, so seeing...
May 13, 2019
Wed, May 22, 2019, 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm Zellerbach Playhouse The Spring 2019 Ethnic Studies Department Commencement Ceremony will take place at 2:00PM, Wednesday, May 22nd in Zellerbach Playhouse. This year we are honored to welcome keynote speaker Helen Zia. Zia is an author, journalist, and activist....
April 9, 2019
Raymond Telles, Associate Adjunct Professor of Ethnic Studies, has received the 2019 Social Sciences Distinguished Teaching Award. Ray teaches courses in the Chicana/o/Latina/o Studies Program and the Comparative Ethnic Studies Program such as CS 135A (Latino Narrative Film to the 1980s); CS 135B, (Latino Narrative Film since the 1980s); ETH STD...
April 8, 2019
The deadline to submit your application is May 1, 2019. Click on the PDF for more information: /Bancroft Latino Studies CFP 2019-20.pdf
March 13, 2019
March 12, 2019
March 12, 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...
March 9, 2019
Uprooted: Remembering Japanese American internment in California and my family’s past By: Sarena Kuhn, Daily Cal Staff Feb. 19, 2019, the Day of Remembrance marked the 77th anniversary of the signing of Executive Order 9066 by president Franklin Delano Roosevelt. In Japanese culture, the turning of 77 is considered a...
March 1, 2019
Jeff Adachi’s passing is a terrible loss to not just the voiceless and the underrepresented, but to all those who share his vision for a more just society. A fearless advocate for social justice, he was a proud product of Asian American Studies at UC Berkeley. As the sole...
February 28, 2019
By Gretchen Kell, Media relations (Berkeley News) eff Adachi, the San Francisco public defender and UC Berkeley alumnus who died suddenly last Friday at age 59, is being remembered this week by the campus community-at-large for embodying Berkeley’s values and mission through his work as a tireless advocate for social...
“‘A dangerous moment:’ Professor Juana María Rodríguez talks sex work’s history and the internet’s future,”
February 15, 2019
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