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Melgoza awarded the Frederick A. Cervantes Student Premio (Best Student Paper Award)

Jan. 31, 2019

The National Association of Chicano/a Studies has awarded our PhD Candidate, Raul Melgoza, the Frederick A. Cervantes Student Premio (Best Student Paper Award). His paper was titled “Like the Monarch Butterfly”: Mariposas, Migrantes, and Chicanx Comparative Critique. Congrats, Raul!

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"Migrant detention-center issues not new, scholar says" Article on Dr. Ordaz

Jan. 29, 2019

Please note the following corrections to the linked article about Dr. Ordaz: CHANGE, “systemic and cultural forms of conversation and activism” to “systemic and institutional forms of oppression and activism” CHANGE “These spaces need to be mandatory” to “These spaces are essential” CHANGE “At the heart of ethnic studies is...

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Myhal awarded Natural Resource Scholarship from the Inter-tribal Timber Council

Jan. 4, 2019

PhD. student Natasha Myhal has been awarded the Native American Natural Resource Research Scholarship, which will allow her to continue her research fieldwork with Anishinaabe communities this summer. The Intertribal Timber Council (ITC), in partnership with the USDA Forest Service Southern Research Station, provides scholarship opportunities for Native American students...

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DES Grad Students Receive Tinker Grants

Nov. 26, 2018

Three of our Ph.D. students, Lau Malaver, Alejandra Portillos & Jose Vasquez-Zarate, received Tinker Grants from the Latin American Studies Center to support their projects in Colombia, Mexico City & Oaxaca this summer 2019! For the duration of a month and a half, Lau Malaver, born and raised in Bogotá,...

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Brent Learned: Cheyenne and Arapaho Artists Journey

Oct. 10, 2018

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Gonzalez' MA thesis recognized among the 25 Most-Accessed Dissertations and Theses in August 2018

Oct. 3, 2018

Cassy's Master's thesis, titled, "Race, Gender, and Domestic Human Trafficking: An Intersectional Description of Human Trafficking Cases at the State Level," is one of the most-accessed of 2.25 million full-text graduate works across all subject areas, based on total PDF downloads in the ProQuest® Dissertations & Theses Global™ database. Congrats, Cassy!

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CU Boulder students protest the prison labor that provides CU's furniture

Sept. 26, 2018

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Que en Paz Descanse Elisa Facio

Sept. 19, 2018

En memoriam: Dr Elisa Facio Dr. Elisa Facio, one of the foundational members of the Department of Ethnic Studies, passed away on August 30, 2018. Dr. Facio dedicated her life to fighting for social justice and for spaces of respect and empowerment for Chicanas, faculty and students of color, and...

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2019 Ethnic Studies Study Abroad: Peru Info Session

Sept. 17, 2018

The break up of the Soviet Union, the precarious status of nation-states in parts of Africa and Asia, the rise of multiculturalism in the United States, the acceleration of economic globalization and other related events of the 1980s and 1990s have prompted scholars to explore, in ways they had not...

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CU Connections: Five questions for Clint Carroll

Sept. 6, 2018

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