2022 Sep 20

The Committee on Ethnicity, Migration, Rights Fall 2022 Open House (New Date)

3:00pm to 4:00pm


The Barker Center Lawn tent, 12 Quincy Street

We are excited to welcome everyone back to campus. Please join us for EMR’s fall semester Open House. Meet people from the program, reconnect with friends and colleagues, and hear about our courses and plans for the year! We will be serving food.  

hardeep dhillon

Hardeep Dhillon

Ph.D. Candidate in History, Secondary in Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies (WGS)


Hardeep Dhillon is a Ph.D. Candidate in the History at Harvard University with a secondary in Women, Gender, and...

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2019 Oct 02

Lunchtime Talk with Roberto Gonzales, Approaches to Ethnic and Indigenous Studies Across the Disciplines

12:00pm to 1:00pm


Riverview Commons LOUNGE, 10th Floor, Smith Center

Join us for a lunch and conversation with Roberto Gonzales, Professor of Education at the Harvard Graduate School of Education. 

Please be prepared to use your Harvard ID to access the meeting room in the Smith Center. Please also RSVP at the link provided so we can have an accurate headcount for lunch.

2019 Sep 12

Conference: Mobilities & Immobilities: Histories of Modern Migration to and in the Americas

(All day)


Various - see event details below

Join us for a two-day conference on migration in the Americas: Mobilities & Immobilities. More details can be found on the website https://www.migrantherstory.com

Please note: All papers for this workshop are precirculated. For access to a given participant's work, please contact them directly or email ...

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2019 May 08

Lunch with Yuri Herrera

12:00pm to 2:00pm


114 Barker, Kresge Room, 12 Quincy Street, Cambridge MA 02138

Please join this year's Lida lecture speaker, Yuri Herrera, for catered lunch and informal conversation. 

This event is sponsored by the Department of Romance Languages and Literatures.

2019 May 07

The Annual Raimundo Lida Memorial Lecture: Yuri Herrera-Gutiérrez

5:00pm to 6:30pm


Fong Auditorium, Boylston Hall, Harvard Yard

Yuri Herrera, fiction writer, political scientist, editor, and associate professor at Tulane University, will deliver this year's Raimundo Lida Memorial Lecture: "Nuances of the mother tongue: readings on migration, paranoia and erased memories."

This event is sponsored by the Department of Romance Languages and Literatures.

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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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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