Ethnic Studies is an interdisciplinary program which develops fundamental skills in critical and global thinking and in comparative analysis, as well as an understanding of the interactions of race, class, gender, and sexuality in the experiences of a range of social groups. It is designed to bring together a community of students, faculty and staff devoted to the transmission of knowledge and the discovery of new ideas in the field of ethnic studies. Ethnic Studies also offers diverse perspectives that challenge monolithic thinking about the formation of identities and societies.

ASA Africa and COVID-19 Conference

African Students Association will be hosting the "Africa and COVID-19" virtual conference on November 14th. If you are interested, here is the schedule for the conference and the link to register.

The Department of Political Science welcomes Professor Girma Parris, who is joining our faculty as a Visiting Assistant Professor this fall. Professor Parris comes to us from the Rockefeller College of Public Affairs and Policy at the University at Albany, SUNY, where he offered courses in Race, Immigration and American...

ETHS faculty mixer with multicultural student organizations

Wednesday, January 21 from 4 to 5:30 p.m in Sears 450: The ETHS program in conjunction with the Office for Multicultural Affairs will host a mixer for faculty and students to discuss race relations on campus. Refreshments provided by OMA.

Film Director Olayinka Hassan to show The Antidote of Life

Already established in her career as a chemist, Olayinka Hassan wanted to express herself in the arts as well as in the sciences. To combine both passions, Hassan went back to graduate school to earn an MFA in film directing. Her premiere film, The Antidote of Life, will be...