Working Groups

The Committee on Ethnicity, Migration Rights hosts working groups to function as a community for those who pose questions of ethnicity, migration, rights at the center of their work as scholars, mentors, and activists. We welcome undergraduate and graduate students, faculty, and Harvard affiliates. 

Asian American Studies Working Group

The Asian American Studies Working Group (AASWG) is a space of interdisciplinary collaboration between faculty, graduate students, and undergraduates pursuing scholarship on Asian American and Pacific Islander (API) histories, experiences, and intellectual traditions. Its goals are to build scholarly community, to explore major debates and developments in API Studies, and to enrich the research pursued by its members across Harvard University.

EMR Dissertation Working Group

The EMR Dissertation Writing Working Group aims to support advanced (post-exams) graduate students whose research addresses questions related to ethnicity, race, indigeneity, and migration. Doctoral students from all Harvard schools and departments are welcome to apply.

Latinx Studies Working Group 

The Latinx Studies Working Group (LSWG) fosters interdisciplinary collaboration between faculty, undergraduate, and graduate students pursuing scholarship about Latinx experiences and intellectual traditions. Our goal is for participants to explore contemporary and historical Latinx topics in local and transnational contexts while building a scholarly community at Harvard University.