Past Events

  • 2022 Jan 14

    Spring 2022 EMR Course Preview Day

    1:00pm to 2:00pm

    Location: 

    Zoom

    Please join us THIS FRIDAY, January 14, 2022 @ 1pm for EMR's Course Preview Day. At this event, EMR faculty will give brief descriptions of the courses they will be teaching, so this will be a great opportunity to hear about some of EMR’s fall semester offerings in one place!

    The following courses will be taught in EMR this semester:

    • EMR 121 - Native Americans in the 21st Century: Nation Building II (Eric Henson)
    • EMR 139 / Religion 2519 - Coloniality, Race, and Catastrophe...
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  • 2021 Dec 06

    Uyghur Culture Fest & Call To Action

    6:00pm to 7:15pm

    Location: 

    Thompson Room, Barker Center

    Alongside members of the Boston Uyghur Community, EMR's Human Rights Working Group is creating a Uyghur culture fest for the Harvard community featuring Uyghur music, food, poetry, dance, and art. Learn about opportunities to support Uyghur human rights! This event is also a fundraiser for the Boston Uyghur School, and you can donate at this link:...

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  • 2021 Nov 11

    Muslim American Studies Working Group Kick-off Event

    4:00pm to 5:00pm

    Location: 

    Phillips Brooks House Association Tent
    Join the EMR Muslim American Studies Working Group (MASGW) for an outdoor Kick-Off meeting  this Thursday at the Phillips Brooks House Association tents. Come enjoy some food, beverages, and community!
  • 2021 Nov 11

    Student Advisory Council Meeting

    2:30pm to 3:30pm

    Join us for our final Student Advisory Council for the semester! SAC meetings are monthly, and all interested students and faculty are welcome to attend any meeting.

    About SAC
    The Student Advisory Council (SAC) membership gives students invested in Ethnic and Indigenous Studies, and in studies of migration and human rights, opportunities to advise on EMR programming. Representatives from EMR Working Groups, the Ethnic Studies Coalition, and the Task Force for Asian American Progressive Advocacy and Studies offer organizational updates and peer...

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  • 2021 Nov 04

    Approaches to Ethnic and Indigenous Studies: Vivek Bald

    4:00pm to 5:00pm

    Location: 

    Zoom

    EMR's second Approaches talk of the season will feature Professor Vivek Bald! This talk will be facilitated by Seokweon Jeon, graduate student coordinator of EMR's Asian American and Pacific Islander Studies Working Group.

    Vivek Bald is a scholar, writer, and documentary filmmaker whose work focuses on histories of migration and diaspora, particularly from the South Asian subcontinent. He is the author of ...

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  • 2021 Oct 28

    A Conversation with Barbara Sostaita

    12:30pm to 1:30pm

    Location: 

    2 Arrow St. 4th Floor, Room 408

    Join the Latinx Studies Working Group for "A Conversation with Barbara Sostaita".

    Dr. Barbara Sostaita, a Postdoctoral Fellow at the Mahindra Center (Harvard), is a formerly undocumented alien turned ethnographer and scholar of migration and religion. You can read more about Barbara here.

    This event will be presented in a hybrid format. 
    ...

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  • 2021 Oct 22

    Asian American & Pacific Islander Studies Working Group Kick-off Meeting & Discussion

    12:00pm to 1:00pm

    Location: 

    Berker Center Tent

    Join the EMR Asian American & Pacific Islander Studies Working Group (AAPISWG) for a (outdoor) Kick-Off Meeting & Discussion Friday, October 22nd at 12:00pm-1:00pm at the Barker Center Tent.

    AAPISWG will be introducing/brainstorming AAPI studies reading group materials and potential public events for this academic year, as well as providing a space for undergraduate and graduate students, staff, and faculty to meet and collaborate!

    RSVP here.

  • 2021 Oct 18

    Approaches to Ethnic and Indigenous Studies: Anthony Romero

    3:00pm to 4:00pm

    Location: 

    Zoom

    Join us for our first Approaches talk of the season with Professor Anthony Romero! This talk will be facilitated by Massiel Torres, graduate student coordinator of EMR's Latin American Studies Working Group.

    Anthony Romero is a Boston-based artist, writer, and organizer committed to documenting and supporting artists and communities of color. His collaborative practice engages intercultural contact and historical narratives in order...

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  • 2021 Oct 14

    Student Advisory Council Meeting

    2:30pm to 3:30pm

    Join us for our Student Advisory Council fall 2021 kick-off meeting! SAC meetings are monthly, and all interested students and faculty are welcome to attend any meeting.

    About SAC
    The Student Advisory Council (SAC) membership gives students invested in Ethnic and Indigenous Studies, and in studies of migration and human rights, opportunities to advise on EMR programming. Representatives from EMR Working Groups, the Ethnic Studies Coalition, and the Task Force for Asian American Progressive Advocacy and Studies offer organizational updates and peer...

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