Professor Lawson Elected Interim Director of CNAIS, 2016-2018

June 1, 2016

Dr. Angelica Lawson will serve as Director of the Center for Native American and Indigenous Studies from Fall 2016 to Spring 2018. The Center for Native American and Indigenous Studies (CNAIS) at CU Boulder fosters Native community and coordinates collaborative research projects in Native American and Indigenous Studies, bringing together...

Ketchum Hall

Our New Space

Jan. 17, 2016

The Department of Ethnic Studies has moved back into a new and improved Ketchum! Our building has received a total renovation that includes a new floorplan, brighter lumination, energy efficiency, climate control, and modern technology. Please drop by our department office suite in Ketchum 184 and say hello.

Dr. Medak-Saltzman Receives Prestigious Ford Post-Doc

April 15, 2015

Congratulations to Professor Medak-Saltzman, who won the 2015 Ford Post-Doctoral Fellowship, one of twenty-three postdoctoral fellowships awarded nationally across all disciplines! Faculty at the University of British Columbia in the Department of History and the First Nations and Indigenous Studies Program will host Dr. Medak-Saltzman for the 2015-2016 academic year.

Professor Potter Speaks on Misconceptions Surrounding Ferguson Shooting

April 13, 2015

Dr. Potter recounted her experience and research during the protests following the shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri in 2014.

Dr. Kwame Holmes Awarded CAUSE Fellowship

April 24, 2014

Dr. Kwame Holmes was recently awarded a post-doctoral fellowship from the Center for Africanamerican Urban Studies and the Economy (CAUSE). Congrats, Professor Holmes!

Professor Medak-Saltzman Receives Best Article Award from NAISA

July 14, 2012

Congratulations to Professor Medak-Saltzman for her award from the Native American and Indigenous Studies Association for Most Thought-Provoking Article in Native American and Indigenous Studies for her 2010 American Quarterly article, titled “Transnational Indigenous Exchange: Rethinking Global Interactions of Indigenous Peoples at the 1904 St. Louis Exposition”!!!

CU Connections: Five Questions for Joanne Belknap

Feb. 17, 2010

For more than 25 years, Joanne Belknap has been an advocate for women, especially those who have been victimized or find themselves in the midst of an inequitable justice system.