Lorgia Garcia Pena

Lorgia García Peña

Associate Professor, Romance Languages and Literatures and of History and Literature
Faculty Director, Latinx Studies Working Group
Prof. García Peña is the author of The Borders of Dominicanidad: Race, Nations and Archives of Contradictions (Duke University Press, 2016) a... Read more about Lorgia García Peña
2019 Apr 25

Islam in America Research Symposium

2:00pm to 5:00pm


Harvard Yenching Library, 2 Divinity Ave, Cambridge, MA 02138

The Harvard Muslim American Studies Working Group invites you to join us at the Islam in America Research Symposium at Harvard, designed to showcase work that engages the pasts, presents, and futures of Islam and Muslims in America. (Critical Muslim Studies, Muslim minorities in the West, and related topics may also be included). ...

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2019 Apr 25

Lunch Conversation with Sylvia Chan-Malik

12:00pm to 1:00pm


Philips Brooks House, Harvard Yard

Join Professor Sylvia Chan-Malik for lunch and conversation. 

Sylvia Chan-Malik is a scholar of American studies, Critical Race and Ethnic Studies, and Women's and Gender Studies. Her current research focuses on the history of Islam in the United States. More broadly, she studies the intersections of race, gender, and religion, and how these categories interact in struggles for social justice. Sylvia is the Faculty Director of the WGS Social Justice Minor. She is the author of Being Muslim: A Cultural History of Women of Color and American Islam (NYU Press, 2018...

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Keish Kim

Keish Kim

PhD Candidate, American Studies

Keish Kim is a migrant from South Korea. She holds a BA in Women’s and Gender Studies and Geography from Syracuse University. Her research interests...

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2018 Nov 16

Demystifying the Senior Thesis: Panel and Mixer

Registration Closed 11:00am to 1:00pm


2 Arrow St., Room 408

Join the Asian American Working Group, Widener Librarians, Writing Center staff, graduate students and thesis writers for a “how to” panel on writing a Senior Thesis. For the first half, a panel of experienced academic researchers and writers will talk about skills and strategies for how to develop, research, and write a thesis in various disciplinary and interdisciplinary fields.

The second half of our event will be an informal mixer where you can meet others interested in similar subjects, methods, and resources. The event will focus on History & Literature, Social Sciences...

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Robert Reid-Pharr

Robert F. Reid-Pharr

Professor of Studies of Women, Gender, and Sexuality
Professor of African and African American Studies

Robert Fitzgerald Reid-Pharr is Professor of Studies of Women, Gender, and Sexuality. He was previously a Distinguished and Presidential...

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Boylston Hall G25
5 Harvard Yard
Cambridge, MA 02138
p: 617-495-4208
2018 Sep 26

UndocuJoy in Trying Times, with Yosimar Reyes and Roberto Gonzales

5:30pm to 7:00pm


Askwith Hall, 13 Appian Way

Yosimar Reyes is a nationally-acclaimed poet, educator, performance artist, and speaker. Born in Guerrero, Mexico, and raised in Eastside San Jose, Reyes explores the themes of migration and sexuality in his work. The Advocate named Reyes one of "13 LGBT Latinos Changing the World" and Remezcla included Reyes on their list of "10 Up And Coming Latinx Poets You Need To Know."

Prof. Roberto Gonzales will lead the discussion, followed by a spoken word poetry performance by Reyes.

This event is organized by UndocuAllies and co-sponsored by the...

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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 negotiation...

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