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.
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.
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.
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.
The Muslim American Studies Working Group (MASWG) is a space of interdisciplinary collaboration between faculty, graduate students, and undergraduates pursuing scholarship on Muslim American histories, experiences, and intellectual traditions. The space will explore the connections between race, religion, ethnicity, gender, sexuality, migration, sectarian issues, and other factors within the Muslim American experience, problematizing these categories in the United States and in relation to power structures worldwide. Its goals are to build scholarly community, explore debates and developments in Muslim American Studies and related critical fields, and to enrich the research pursued by its members across Harvard University.