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.


Coming Fall 2024!

Fall registration is open for HIST 318/AFST 318/ETHS 318: The History of Black Women in the United States.

Film Screening

The Cleveland Institute of Art Cinematheque will be showing the film TÓTEM, this evening February, 9 at 7:00 p.m. TÓTEM is Mexico’s Oscar entry at this year’s Academy Awards, executive produced by Salma Hayek and writer/director Lila Avilés.   Manohla Dargis of the New York Times called TÓTEM “one of...

Offered Spring 2024!

ETHS/HSTY/RLGN228 Asian Americans: Histories, Cultures, Religions.