The unanimous vote came a day after activists urged the board in public testimony to scrap the title members chose for the course in April, "Ethnic Studies
: An Overview of Americans of Mexican Descent," saying the longer title was an assault on their ethnic identity.
That same year Howard Palmer (1976), one of the early editors of Canadian Ethnic Studies
I Etudes Ethniques au Canada, provided a comparative analysis of immigration and ethnicity in Canada and the United States.
The proposed expansion of the ethnic studies
ban comes seven years after lawmakers barred such studies in K-12 schools.
I didn't know ethnic studies
existed until I was a sophomore in college.
As an example, we return to Assistant Superintendent Sanderson's pressing question about the ethnic studies
course in San Francisco.
As an undergrad at Yale University, she studied feminist and ethnic studies
, and researched lesbian-feminist organizing in Mexico and Chile.
The Him Mark Lai Collection was donated to the Ethnic Studies
Library at the University of California, Berkeley, in 2002 and in 2010.
Curriculum battles have deep historical roots in Arizona and elsewhere that go beyond the scope of this discussion, and for brevity's sake, my focus will be on Tucson's recent and controversial ethnic studies
-- Michele Serros, a short story writer, essayist and poet whose wry and witty observations on growing up Mexican-American in Southern California became required reading in many ethnic studies
courses, has died at age 48.
Showcasing the work of emerging and established scholars working in the interstices of American studies, ethnic studies
, and post--Cold War area studies, Militarized Currents: Towards a Decolonized Future in Asia and the Pacific (2012) and Transnational Crossroads: Remapping the Americas and the Pacific (2012) both enact critiques of US empire and exceptionalism through intersectional and comparative analyses drawn across multiple disciplinary sites and geographic spaces.
As we now embark on the challenge to decide where women's studies and sexuality studies should reside within the academy--as separate fields, as joint programs, or as fields tied with ethnic studies
and American studies--the privileges and dangers of this conversation deserve assessment.
Hattery (sociology, George Mason U.) and Smith (sociology and American ethnic studies
, Wake Forest U.) introduce sociology students to family violence in the US throughout the life cycle, with specific focus on its social character and institutional causes.