Human Rights

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...

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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...

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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...

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2015 Feb 13

HUNAP/EMR Potluck with a Special Welcome to Visiting Faculty Phil Deloria

6:00pm

Location: 

2 Arrow Street, 4th Floor

Join us for a very special event to welcome visiting faculty member Philip Deloria (Carroll-Smith Rosenberg Collegiate Professor at University of Michigan) to campus for the spring term.  Professor Deloria is teaching courses on Native American History and participating in campus life for the spring term. 

This event is a potluck.  HUNAP hosts regular potlucks.  EMR is excited to co-sponsor this event and host it at our offices.  The main dish will be provided.  Please bring a side dish or dessert to share. 

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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 people...

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2014 Nov 13

Film Screening and Discussion: Divided Families

4:30pm

Location: 

Thomas Chan-Soo Room (CGIS South, Room S050) 1730 Cambridge Street, Cambridge

Film Screening followed by a discussion session with

Jason Ahn, Director and Executive Producer
Jieun Baek, Producer
Moderated by Carter J. Eckert, Yoon Se Young Professor of Korean History at Harvard

About the film...
When the border was drawn between North and South Korea, hundreds of thousands of family members were left divided.  During the Korean War (1950-1953) even more families were dislocated in the chaos of war.
Over 60 years have passed since then and many Koreans immigrated to the United States in search of peace and hope.  There are an...

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2014 Oct 22

Indigenous Women, Violence, and Human Rights

12:00pm

Location: 

Wasserstein Hall, Room 2012 (Harvard Law School, 1585 Massachusetts Ave, Cambridge)

Angela Riley, JD'98, will discuss the role of tribal and international human rights law in impacting and curbing violence against Native and Indigenous women.

This event is co-sponsored by the Harvard University Native American Program (HUNAP).

2014 Oct 30

Child Migration and Human Rights in a Global Age

4:00pm

Location: 

2 Arrow Street, Room 408

Jacqueline Bhabha, Professor of Practice at Harvard School of Public Health and University Advisor on Human Rights Studies

Join us for the inaugural EMR Roundtable Seminar with Jacqueline Bhabha.  EMR Roundtable Seminars will be held on Thursday afternoons at 4 pm several times each term on topics related to our focus areas of studies of ethnicity, migration, and human rights including Asian American, Latino, and Native American studies. 

These seminars are free and open to the public.  Harvard ID is needed for swipe access to the building.  If off-campus...

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2014 Apr 15

Crossing Paths: The Diversity in Mexico-U.S. Migration

4:30pm

Location: 

Belfer Case Study Room, CGIS South S020

Crossing Paths: The Diversity in Mexico-US Migration
Filiz Garip
Associate Professor of Sociology, Harvard University

Tuesday, April 15 at 4:30 pm
Belfer Case Study Room
CGIS South, S020
1730 Cambridge Street, Cambridge

Mexicans in the United States are a diverse population. But this diversity often gets lost in scholarly work and in the popular press. This lecture will explore the sources of the diversity in the...

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2014 Feb 27

Border Dynamics

Registration Closed 6:00pm to 8:00pm

Location: 

Tsai Auditorium, CGIS South S010 (1730 Cambridge Street, Cambridge)

Border Dynamics
M. Victor Leventritt Panel Discussion
David Taylor, photographer and Art Professor, School of Art, University of Arizona, Tucson; and Daniel Arreola, Professor, School of Geographical Sciences and Urban Planning, Arizona State University, Tempe. Moderator: Sergio Delgado, Assistant Professor of Romance Languages and Literatures, Harvard University.

Photographer David Taylor, along with practitioners and scholars who work in visual arts, culture, and geography, will participate in a discussion...

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