2017 Apr 28

EMR Thesis Panels & Celebration

Registration Closed2:30pm


2 Arrow Street, 4th Floor

Please join us for our thesis panel showcase and end-of-the-year celebration. Tentative schedule below.

2:30 – 3:00 pm
     William Greenlaw
     Race, Religion, and Reaction: What Inspires Political Candidacy in America?

     Yesenia Jimenez
     In the Hustle Together? Sociopolitical Attitudes and Political Cooperation
     between Blacks and Latinxs in Detroit


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2016 Feb 22

Diasporic Puerto Rican Transgender Genealogies: From Mario Montez to Mala Mala



Harvard University, William James Hall, Room 105

Lawrence La Fountain-Stokes
Associate Professor and Director of Latina/o Studies Program, University of Michigan

Please join us for the launch of the Latina/o Studies Working Group!

Puerto Rican drag queens and transgender women have played a central role in American avant-garde cinema and performance, LGBT activism, and contemporary mass-media entertainment. In this talk I discuss Mario Montez’s pioneering...

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2015 Oct 16

Student Advisory Council Meeting Kick-Off

4:00pm to 5:30pm


2 Arrow Street, 4th Floor

Join the EMR Student Advisory Council first meeting of the year!

The purpose of the council is to raise the visibility of EMR programming, receive input from the student, and advocate for academia related to ethnicity, migration, human rights, Indigenous Studies, Native Studies, Latino Studies, and Asian American Studies.  

Last year the student advisory council made significant strides.Continuing conversations about Latino Studies emerged between students, administration, and faculty to form a Latino Studies pathway. 

We hope that you will join us for...

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2015 Oct 22

Myth, Memory and the Music of the Vietnam War



Fong Auditorium, Boylston Hall (tentative, check back to confirm)

Craig Werner, Professor of Afro-American Studies at University of Wisconsin-Madison
Doug Bradley, Author, Educator, Veteran
Respondent: Christian Appy, Professor of History at University of Massachusettes-Amhearst

Building on over 300 interviews with Vietnam veterans, Werner and Bradley reflect on the way that music provides a touchstone for making sense of experiences that, at the time, mostly didn't.  The talk will incorporate snippets of songs with particular meaning for veterans, from obvious classics like "We Gotta Get Out of This Place," "I Feel Like I'm Fixin' To...

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