Migration

2017 Apr 28

EMR Thesis Panels & Celebration

Registration Closed2:30pm

Location: 

2 Arrow Street, 4th Floor

Registration: 

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

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

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

     Itzel Vasquez-Rodriguez
     Sociology
     Unincorporated and Unprotected: East Porterville and the California Drought


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2016 Feb 22

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

4:00pm

Location: 

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… Read more about Diasporic Puerto Rican Transgender Genealogies: From Mario Montez to Mala Mala

2015 Oct 16

Student Advisory Council Meeting Kick-Off

4:00pm to 5:30pm

Location: 

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… Read more about Student Advisory Council Meeting Kick-Off

2015 Apr 09

The Right of Immigrants and the Duties of Nations: Cesar Chavez as Political Thinker

6:00pm

Location: 

CGIS Knafel, Room 354 (1730 Cambridge Street, Cambridge)

Eduardo Mendieta is the Chair of the Department of Philosophy at Stony Brook University, specializing in global ethics, critical theory, theories of modernity, postmodernity, colonialism, and Latin American philosophy.  His lecture is prompted by Mayra Rivera’s course, “Being and Knowing in Latina Theory,” cross-listed by the Divinity School and the Department of Roman Languages and Literatures.  The public is invited and encouraged to attend."

The lecture is sponsored by Harvard Divinity School and the Committee on Ethnicity, Migration, and Rights, with funds… Read more about The Right of Immigrants and the Duties of Nations: Cesar Chavez as Political Thinker

2015 Apr 06

The EMR of Chocolate

3:30pm to 5:00pm

Location: 

2 Arrow Street, 4th Floor

Come learn about the politics of chocolate and the relationship between this decadent treat and ethnic groups, the migration of people, and human rights. Join us for a brief talk followed by discussion and a chocolate tasting.

with Carla Martin, lecturer in the Department of African and African American Studies at Harvard University

2015 Apr 16

Senior Thesis Prize in Ethnicity, Migration, Rights Nominations Due

(All day)

Location: 

2 Arrow Street, Room 431

The Committee on Ethnicity, Migration, Rights (EMR) would like to recognize the best senior thesis on the topic of ethnicity, migration, indigeneity, or human rights. Topics of interest also include Asian American, Latino, and Native American Studies. Individual professors, departments or concentrations may nominate candidates, or candidates may nominate their own thesis. Complete Nominations are due Thursday, April 16, 2015 by 2 pm in the EMR Office located at 2 Arrow Street, Room 431. A complete nomination will include 5 components: one hard copy of the candidate's thesis one electronic… Read more about Senior Thesis Prize in Ethnicity, Migration, Rights Nominations Due

2015 Feb 06

EMR Student Reception

3:30pm to 5:00pm

Location: 

2 Arrow Street, Room 408

The Committee on Ethnicity, Migration, Rights (EMR) invites you to a reception...

Come meet faculty who teach EMR courses! Learn about new course offerings, summer research grants, and our senior thesis prize! Meet other students invested in EMR topics like Asian American Studies, Latino Studies, Native American Studies, Human Rights, and Migration!

This event is for everyone: People who are already actively involved and those who may never have heard of EMR. No need to be a secondary concentrator. This is meant to be a fun, community event for… Read more about EMR Student Reception

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