Janelle Wong, Professor of American Studies and Director of Asian American Studies at the University of Maryland, will discuss the racial position of Asian Americans in U.S. politics past and present. She will use survey data and other evidence to explore Asian American political… Read more about Race and the Future of Asian American Politics
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.
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."
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
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
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