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...
March 26, 2016
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 yet been canonized. When...
March 3, 2016
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 campaign has shown us there is no need for dog...
March 1, 2016
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 violent crimes across the country. Given that just this...
January 19, 2016
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,".
Ethnic Studies Alumni, Isabella Avila Borgeson, to Perform Spoken Word Poetry at the Current Climate Change Conference 2015 in Paris, France
December 7, 2015
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 the Parties to the United Nations...
November 18, 2015
"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 Kim (The California Report).
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