Advertisement

Ethnic Studies

University Hall
FAS

FAS Authorizes Three Ethnic Studies Faculty Candidates For Appointment

Harvard has authorized three faculty candidates specializing in ethnic studies for appointment, a significant step in its long-running cluster hire for professors in the field.

Dean Gay Portrait
FAS

FAS Dean Affirms Commitment to Ethnic Studies Faculty Search

Despite a prolonged delay in the search for ethnic studies faculty, Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences Claudine Gay said that “there’s no wavering of commitment” in her promise to hire a cluster of scholars in the field.

Harvard Yard
FAS

Alumni Gift $45 Million to Expand Asian American Studies

The donations will endow new professorships and graduate fellowships, as well as fund academic research in the field. The expansion is part of an FAS-led push to bolster the study of ethnicity, indigeneity, and migration at Harvard.

Claudine Gay
FAS

FAS Dean Gay Hopes to Identify Ethnic Studies Faculty by End of Academic Year

Harvard’s Faculty of Arts and Sciences hopes to identify three to four faculty hires who specialize in ethnic studies by the end of the academic year, FAS Dean Claudine Gay said in an interview Friday.

HMS BLM Signs
Race

Harvard Faculty Join Nationwide Strike for Racial Justice

Several Harvard faculty and students replaced their teaching and research with education on racial justice Tuesday as part of the Scholar Strike for Racial Justice.

University Hall Morning
Race

FAS to Resume Ethnic Studies Faculty Search

Harvard will resume its search for four faculty specializing in ethnic studies and create two annual visiting professorships in the field, Faculty of Arts and Sciences Dean Claudine Gay announced in a Thursday morning email to FAS affiliates.

JPW Ethnic Studies Protest
Race

Coalition for a Diverse Harvard Holds Ethnic Studies Discussion with Overseer Candidates

The Coalition for a Diverse Harvard hosted an online panel for Harvard alumni last Wednesday to advocate for the immediate establishment of an Ethnic Studies department at Harvard.

Garcia Peña Symposium
FAS

Garcia Peña Symposium

In late January, Harvard University's Warren Center for Studies in American History hosted a symposium on the work of Lorgia García Peña, discussing Peña's work and scholarly legacy.

Ethnic Studies Rally
FAS

Ethnic Studies Rally

Advocates for a formalized Ethnic Studies program at Harvard rallied in front of Widener Library in early December after the University’s decision to deny tenure to Romance Languages and Literatures associate professor Lorgia García Peña.

JPW Ethnic Studies Protest
FAS

JPW Ethnic Studies Protest

During Junior Parents Weekend, students protested on the steps of Widener Library, demanding that Harvard creates an Ethnic Studies department and multicultural center.

University Hall Morning
FAS

Search for Harvard Ethnic Studies Faculty Suspended Indefinitely Due to Pandemic

Harvard has indefinitely suspended its search for faculty specializing in ethnic studies due to the coronavirus pandemic, according to FAS Dean Claudine Gay.

Dean Gay
FAS

Tenure Procedures Review Will Not Examine Ad Hoc Committees or Individual Cases, FAS Dean Gay Says

Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences Claudine Gay said her office’s fall 2020 review of tenure procedures will examine neither Harvard’s use of ad hoc committees nor individual tenure denials.

Ethnic Studies protest
College

Ethnic Studies protest

Students protesting on the steps of Widener Library demand that Harvard creates an Ethnic Studies department and multicultural center. A series of organized protests occurred throughout Junior Family Weekend.

Ethnic Studies Candidate
On Campus

Ethnic Studies Candidate

Erika Lee, a history professor at the University of Minnesota, spoke with undergraduates on Wednesday regarding her candidacy for professorship at Harvard.

García Peña Symposium
FAS

Symposium Honors Work and Legacy of García Peña in Ethnic Studies

Faculty members, students, and visiting scholars crowded into the Barker Center’s Thompson Room Thursday to attend “The Legacy of Dominicanidad: A Symposium on the Work of Lorgia García Peña,” a day-long panel hosted by the Warren Center for Studies in American History.

Advertisement