Events

May 5, 2017

 Kale Fajardo, Associate Professor of American Studies and Asian American Studies from the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities will present his latest research.

This even is part of the Merced Seminar in the Humanities Series.

 

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May 4, 2017

Workshop presented by Wendy L. Belcher, Associate Professor of African Literature from Princeton University

 *Advance registration required:  http://...

April 27, 2017

Presented by Visiting Artist and Sci Fi Poet, Bryan Thao Worra.

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April 24, 2017

Talk presented by Visiting Artist and Sci Fi Poet, Bryan Thao Worra.

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April 22, 2017

Conference

Keynote Speaker: Judith Butler & Keisha Khan Y. Perry

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April 21, 2017

Seminar presented by Violet Barton, Graduate Student, Interdisciplinary Humanities from UC Merced

This event is part of the Merced Seminar in the Humanities series.

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April 19, 2017

Workshop presented by Visiting Artist and Sci Fi Poet, Bryan Thao Worra.

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April 17, 2017

Workshop presented by Visiting Artist and Sci Fi Poet, Bryan Thao Worra.

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April 14, 2017

OPED Project Workshop

 Faculty and postdocs can apply online by Feb. 1 at http://tinyurl.com/OpEdProjectUC

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April 13, 2017

Workshop presented by Visiting Artist and Sci Fi poet, Bryan Thao Worra.

 

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April 10, 2017

Workshop presented by Visiting Artist and Sci Fi Poet, Bryan Thao Worra.

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April 7, 2017

Workshop presented by Visiting Artist and Sci Fi Poet, Bryan Thao Worra.

 

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April 7, 2017

Workshop presented by Sanjay Barnela

 

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April 5, 2017

Presented by Filmmaker, Sanjay Barnela

 

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April 4, 2017

Presented by Filmmaker, Sanjay Barnela 

 

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April 4, 2017

Q+A presented by Filmmaker, Sanjay Barnela

 

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April 3, 2017

Poetry reading and book signing presented by Visiting Artist and Sci Fi Poet, Bryan Thao Worra. 

 

*advance registration required: TINYURL.COM/BRYANTHAOWORRA

 

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March 18, 2017

 

 

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March 17, 2017

Christopher Caskey, Graduate Student in Interdisciplinary Humanities at UC Merced will discuss his latest research.

This event is part of the Merced Seminar in the Humanities Series.

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March 11, 2017

Event organized by Kim De Wolff - kdewolff@ucmerced.edu

Free lunch included; RSVP required

More information to come.

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March 3, 2017

James Wescoat, Aga Khan Professsor of Architecure at Massachesetts Institute of Technology will discuss his latest research.

This event is part of the Merced Seminar in the Humanities Series.

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February 17, 2017

Holley Moyes, Associate Professor of Anthropology at UC Merced will discuss her latest research.

This event is part of the Merced Seminar in the Humanities Series.

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February 3, 2017

Kevin Dawson, Assistant Professor of History at UC Merced will discuss his latest research.

This event is part of the Merced Seminar in the Humanities series.

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December 2, 2016

Kale Fajardo, Associate Professor of American Studies & Asian American Studies from the University of Minnesota will discuss his current research.

This event is part of the Merced Seminar in the Humanities series

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November 18, 2016

Mathew Hopper, Associate Professor of History from Cal Poly San Luis Obispo will discuss his current research.

This event is part of our Merced Seminar in the Humanities series.

 

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November 10, 2016

Workshop presented by Jeffrey Weekley, Director of Cyberinfrastructure & Research Computing from UC Merced.

 

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November 4, 2016

Michael Cronin, Associate Professor of Japanese from The College of William and Mary will discuss his most current reseaarch.

 

This event is part of our Merced Seminar in the Humanities series.

 

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October 20, 2016

Sandra Steingraber, Distinguished Scholar in Residence from Ithaca College delivered the Distinguished Lecture in the Humanities on Oct 20th, titled "Fracked Out: Drinking Water versus Oil in an Age of Extreme Fossil Fuel Extraction."

 

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October 15, 2016

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October 15, 2016 to October 16, 2016

Ruth Mostern and Rina Faletti are event organizers for the conference and exhibit for "The Bridge is History: Water and Humanities"

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October 7, 2016

Mario Sifuentez, Assistant Professor of History from UC Merecd, will discuss his current research.

 

This event is part of our Merced Seminar in the Humanities series.

 

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October 1, 2016 to November 12, 2016

Richard Gomez will be the event organizer for the "Dia De Los Muertos" reception and exhibit.

 

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September 29, 2016

Open to humanities undergraduate students, faculty and community partners.

 

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September 23, 2016

Revell Carr, Associate Professor of Music-Ethnomusicology from University of North Carolina, Greensboro will discuss his current research.

 

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September 15, 2016

 

Vanesha Pravin, Instructor, Merrit Writing Program from UC Merced, will discuss her current research.

Featuring selections from Disorder, winner of...

September 15, 2016

Sunaina Maira, Professor of Asian American Studies from UC Davis, will discuss her current reseach.

Critical Race and Ethnic Studies Speaker Series on Race as a Global Concept

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September 9, 2016

Rina Faletti, a Post-Doctoral Fellow from the Center for the Humanities at UC Merced, will discuss her current research.

This event is part of our Merced Seminar in the Humanities series

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August 26, 2016

Ruth Mostern, Associate Professor of History from UC Merced, will discuss her current research.

 

This event is a part of our Merced Seminar in the Humanities series.

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May 5, 2016

UC Press Workshop with UC Press Editors.

The Center for the Humanities is excited to be hosting two editors from UC Press for a workshop on May 5, 2016.

This...

April 29, 2016

An OpEd Project workshop with The OpEd Project staff.

*Faculty can apply online by February 1, 2016. To learn more about "Write to Change the World", click here...

April 28, 2016

Dorie Perez, Doctoral Candidate in Interdisciplinary Humanities from UC Merced and one of the Center for the Humanities...

April 14, 2016

Aditi Chandra, Assistant Professor of Art History from UC Merced, will discuss her current research. 

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March 31, 2016

Sugata Ray, Assistant Professor of South Asian Art and Architecture from University of California, Berkeley, will...

March 29, 2016

Rick Dale, Associate Professor of Cognitive Science from UC Merced, will discuss his current research. 

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March 17, 2016

Kim De Wolff, UC Merced Center for the Humanities Postdoctoral Fellow for 2015-2017, will discuss her current research...

March 12, 2016

Kim De Wolff, UC Merced Center for the Humanities Postdoctoral Fellow for 2015-2017, will conduct a public humanities...

March 3, 2016

Patrick Wilkinson, Doctoral Candidate in World Cultures from UC Merced and ...

February 22, 2016

Doris Sommer, Director of the Cultural Agents Initiative at Harvard University and Ira and Jewell Williams Professor of...

February 22, 2016

Join us for a discussion of the Introduction of the book Bilingual Aesthetics organized by the UC Merced Linguistics Initiative featuring...

February 18, 2016

Anneeth Hundle, Assistant Professor of Anthropology from UC Merced, will discuss her current research. 

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February 16, 2016

Arturo Arias, John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation Professor in the Humanities from UC Merced, will discuss his...

February 9, 2016

ShiPu Wang, Associate Professor of Art History from UC Merced, will discuss his current research. 

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February 4, 2016

Angela Zito, Associate Professor of Anthropology and Religious Studies from New York University, will discuss her...

January 21, 2016

Christina Torres-Rouff, Associate Professor of Anthropology from UC Merced, will discuss her current research. ...

December 4, 2015

*Organized by Ma Vang, Assistant Professor of Critical Race and Ethnic Studies, Alisak Sanavongsay and Seng Veng.

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December 3, 2015

Tristram R. Kidder, Professor of Anthropology and Environmental...

November 19, 2015

Miriam Posner, Coordinator and Core Faculty in Digital Humanities from UCLA

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November 17, 2015

Kathleen Hull, Associate Professor of Anthropology from UC Merced, ...

November 12, 2015

William Pestle, ...

November 7, 2015

*co-sponsored by the Center for Information Technology Research in the Interest of Society

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October 29, 2015

Jatin Dua, Assistant Professor of Anthropology from the University of Michigan, will discuss his current research. ...

October 22, 2015

Manuel M. Martín-Rodríguez, Professor of Spanish from UC Merced, will discuss his current research. 

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October 16, 2015

*co-sponsored by the Center with the Library

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October 15, 2015
Film Screening and Q+A featuring Senior Wildlife Biologist Maya Khosla. A craft and poetry activity for children will follow.
 
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October 15, 2015

Maya Khosla, Senior Wildlife Biologost at the California Environmental Services, will discuss her current research. ...

October 1, 2015

Abigail E. Owen, Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow in World History of Science from the University of Pittsburgh will discuss...

September 17, 2015

Ruth Mostern, Associate Professor of History at UC Merced, ...

September 16, 2015 to September 17, 2015

Free performances of Henry V presented by Merced Shakespearefest

Co-sponsored by the Center; faculty...

September 3, 2015

Emmanuel Vincent, Project Scientist with the Center for Climate Communication at UC Merced will discuss his current...

May 6, 2015

Guest Speaker Dina Okamoto, Associate Professor of Sociology and Director of the Center for Research on Race and Ethnicity in Society at Indiana University, will discuss her research.

This event is part of the Immigration Speaker series...

May 1, 2015 to May 2, 2015

The Iberian Studies Symposium is a two-day event that will be hosted on the UC Merced campus. The event is organized by UC Comparative Iberian Studies. Event Contact: Cristian Ricci.

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April 29, 2015

Guest speaker Georg Michels, Professor of History at UC Riverside, will discuss his research.

This event is part of the Merced Seminar in the Humanities series.

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April 29, 2015

Guest speaker Caitlin Patler, UC President's Postdoctoral Fellow from UC Irvine, will discuss her research.

This event is part of the Immigration Speaker series.

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April 17, 2015 to April 18, 2015

This two day  Interdisciplinary Conference  on Immigration, Deportation, and Citizenship in the United States will be hosted on the UC Merced Campus. More information here.

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April 16, 2015

Guest speaker Barbara Walker, Director of Research Development for Social Sciences, Humanities and Fine Arts at UC Santa Barbara, will discuss the grant writing process.

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April 15, 2015

Guest Speaker Hyunhee Park, Associate Professor of History at John Jay College of Criminal Justice, will discuss her research.

This event is part of our Merced Seminar in the Humanities series.

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April 10, 2015 to April 11, 2015

The Center for the Humanities will host its biennial conference on the UC Merced Campus and at sites in downtown Merced, CA. The Keynote Speaker will be Marjorie Agosin, the...

April 8, 2015

Guest speaker Jody Argus Vallejo, Assistant Professor of Sociology from the University of Southern California, will discuss her research.

This event is part of the Immigration Speaker Series.

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April 4, 2015

This all day conference will be hosted on the UC Merced Campus.

Event Contact: Dawn Trook

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April 1, 2015

Guest Speaker Susan Juster, Professor of History, University of Michigan, will discuss her research.

This event is part of the Merced Seminar in the Humanities series.

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March 18, 2015

Guest Speaker Angelique Haugerud, Associate Professor of Anthropology at Rutgers University, will discuss her research.

This event is part of our Merced Seminar in the Humanities series.

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March 4, 2015

Rhea Riegel, one of the Center for Humanities's Graduate Fellows for 2014-2015, will discuss her current research. 

This event is part of our Merced Seminar in the Humanities series.

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March 4, 2015

 Pierrette Hondagnue-Sotelo, Professor of Sociology and Associate Director of the Center for Immigrant Integration at the University of Southern California will discuss his research.

This event is part of the Immigration Speaker Series.

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February 25, 2015

Neha Vora, Assistant Professor of Anthropology, Lafayette College, will be speaking on her research as part of the Immigration Speaker Series.

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February 18, 2015

Guest speaker David Castillo, Professor of Romance Languages and Literatures, SUNY Buffalo, will speak on his research.

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February 12, 2015

Join us for a conversation with Kate Marshall, Acquisitions Editor, Maura Roessner, Senior Editor and Naomi Schneider, Executive Editor for the Social Sciences from University of California Press.

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February 9, 2015

Oregon's 5th Poet Laureate Dr. Lawson Inada will present his work on the legacy of the Japanese-American internment camps during World War Two. Please join the Center for Humanities for a reception following his talk.

February 5, 2015

Professor David Palumbo-Liu will host a Q&A session.

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February 4, 2015

Professor David Palumbo-Liu of Stanford University will take part in our semesterly Distinguished Lecture in the Humanities.

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February 4, 2015

David Palumbo-Liu, Louise Hewlett Nixon Professor of Comparative Literature, Stanford University, will take part in a seminar.

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January 21, 2015

Associate Professor Sholeh Quinn will present some of her research.

This event is part of the Merced Seminar in the Humanities.

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December 3, 2014

This event is part of the Merced Seminar in the Humanities.

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November 19, 2014

This event is part of the Merced Seminar in the Humanities.

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November 10, 2014

This event is part of the Public Humanities.

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November 5, 2014

This event is part of the Merced Seminar in the Humanities.

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October 27, 2014

This event is part of the Public Humanities Workshop.

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October 22, 2014

This event is part of the Merced Seminar in the Humanities.

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October 14, 2014

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October 8, 2014

This event is part of the Merced Seminar in the Humanities.

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October 2, 2014

This event is part of the Brownbag Talk.

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September 24, 2014

This event is part of the Merced Seminar in the Humanities.

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September 10, 2014

This event is part of the Merced Seminar in the Humanities. 

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September 8, 2014

SSHA faculty, lecturers, and graduate students are invited to join us for our fall reception.

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May 6, 2014

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April 30, 2014

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April 23, 2014

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April 16, 2014

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April 14, 2014

Shelby will tell the remarkable story of Harriet Tubman, a woman who rose out of humble beginnings, escaped slavery and dedicated her life to challenging the grave injustices in her day. Throughout her life, she worked to unite American women and men...

April 14, 2014

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April 9, 2014

Abstract:

"Zomia" is a new term aiming to describe the vast upland zone of Southeast Asia between China and India, including parts of Vietnam, Laos, Thailand, Burma. Bangladesh, southeastern China and northeast India. The roughly 100 million...

April 8, 2014

Abstract:

For roughly 95% of our time as a species on earth, we were hunters and foragers, living rather dispersed and mobile lives. How did it come to pass that we ended up living in great concentrations of people, domesticated plants, and...

April 2, 2014

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March 18, 2014

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March 13, 2014

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March 13, 2014

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March 12, 2014

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March 11, 2014

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March 11, 2014

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March 11, 2014 to April 11, 2014

Roadside Picnic was initially presented as an eight-channel audio installation piece at AMC Sound Project 2012, at Tokyo University of the Arts. Shi-ni-gi-wa (poet and media scholar Matsui Shigeru and sound artist Nagashima Hiroyuki) composed...

March 10, 2014

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February 28, 2014

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February 26, 2014

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February 21, 2014

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February 19, 2014

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February 14, 2014

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February 13, 2014

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February 12, 2014

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February 7, 2014

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January 29, 2014

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January 29, 2014

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December 12, 2013

CANCELED. This lecture is part of the seminar series "Race and Justice in...

December 10, 2013

December 5, 2013

This lecture is part of the seminar series "...

December 4, 2013

November 20, 2013

November 13, 2013

November 7, 2013

Students of South Korean...

October 31, 2013

In this talk, Saraswati explores how feelings and emotions—Western...

October 30, 2013

October 24, 2013

October 23, 2013

The Mexican philosopher José Vasconcelos [1882-1959] and the African American...

October 17, 2013

Ancestry.com wants...

October 16, 2013

October 10, 2013

Open to graduate students; refreshments provided by Career Services.

October 8, 2013
October 8, 2013

October 2, 2013

September 24, 2013

September 24, 2013

September 21, 2013
September 19, 2013

The dominant racial ideology of colorblindness in the United States holds...

September 18, 2013

September 10, 2013

Bring your lunch and your questions!

September 4, 2013

August 29, 2013

Come join us to welcome our two new post-doctoral fellows, meet our...