ES Summer 2018 schedule

Ethnic Studies Classes for Summer 2018

May 7, 2018 — Students! Registration for Summer term opened May 7th.

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Dr. Charise Cheney

Ethnic Studies Professor Dr. Charise Cheney Awarded the Tykeson Teaching Award for 2018

April 25, 2018 — On April 24, Dr. Charise Cheney was awarded the 2018 Tykeson Teaching Award for excellence in undergraduate teaching, on behalf of the University of Oregon’s College of Arts and Sciences.Dr. Cheney has been a faculty member since 2009, having served as an academic advisor as well as teaching numerous courses within the Ethnic Studies Department. The department has nine core faculty members.On Tuesday afternoon, Phil Scher, Divisional Dean for Social Sciences, surprised Cheney during her Intro to African American Studies class.

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Maria Gallegos (center), a presidential candidate for the ASUO goverment elections, and her running mates, Imani Dorsey (left) and Ivan Chen (right). Mar. 12, 2018. (Madi Mather/Emerald)

Congratulations to Three Ethnic Studies Majors and Next Year’s Leaders of ASUO

April 16, 2018 — Congratulations to 3 Ethnic Studies majors, and next year’s leaders of ASUO: Maria Gallegos (President), Ivan Chen (External Vice President), Imani Dorsey (Internal Vice President). We can’t wait to witness your activism next year! This win reminds us that ethnic studies is more than a major, it is a conscious decision to fulfill your potential in creating a more just world.  Read the article in the Daily Emerald 

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Ethnic Studies Professor Alaí Reyes-Santos Is Featured in Around the O for Her Class’s Work in Puerto Rico

April 13, 2018 — By Emily Halnon, University Communications.  UO ethnic studies professor Alaí Reyes-Santos made a major revision to the curriculum for her “Race, Ethics, Justice” course last fall: She added a trip to Puerto Rico. Read more here.

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Ethnic Studies Course Line-Up for Spring 2018

March 3, 2018 — Ethnic Studies invites you to check out our exciting course line-up for 

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HB 2845's FIRST public hearing. Willamette Week.

Oregon Is Now the Only State to Have Required Ethnic Studies Curriculum for K-12 Students

July 1, 2017 — By Sophia June, Willamette Week. A coalition of seven local groups making up the Ethnic Studies Coalition—have made crucial gains this week, ensuring K-12 ethnic-studies curriculum is required for students, not only the whitest large city in the country, but for students in the entire state.Read the full story in Willamette Week.

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Dr. Laura Pulido

Ethnic Studies Professor Dr. Laura Pulido Featured in Cascade Magazine

March 1, 2017 — Dr. Laura Pulido, a professor of ethnic studies and geography who joined the UO last year, has spent more than two decades examining why people live where they live and, as a result, what environmental hazards they face.  Pulido argued that geographers were overlooking ways that discrimination had permeated urban development in the United States for 150 years.

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Black Student Task Force

Black Student Task Force: 12 Demands – One Year Later

November 17, 2016 — By Max Thornberry, Daily Emerald.On Nov. 11, Black student group leaders spoke to hundreds of students and community members at the EMU amphitheater, addressing the climate around race on campus. It’s been a year since the Black Student Task Force issued 12 demands to UO administration in the hopes of creating a safer and more inclusive university.Read the full story in the Daily Emerald.

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Education in Isolation: Black Students Feel Alienated, But Work Together to Demand Change

January 19, 2016 — By Miles Trinidad, Daily Emerald. Fahma Mohammed lived in Happy Valley, Oregon, where she was one of only 20 black students and five Muslim students at a high school of over 3,000. Her first term at the University of Oregon was a culture shock, but not for the reason one would expect.Read the full story in the Daily Emerald.

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Daily Emerald Breaking News

Black Student Task Force Releases List of Demands for Administration

November 20, 2015 — By Miles Trinidad, Daily Emerald. The Black Student Task Force released a list of demands to the University of Oregon administration Nov. 17 aiming to address on campus racial issues.The task force is comprised of the UO Black Women of Achievement and the Black Student Union.Read the full story in the Daily Emerald.

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