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Ethnic Studies

Ethnic Studies Candidate
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Erika Lee to Join Harvard as Second Professor in Ethnic Studies Cluster Hire

Erika Lee will join Harvard’s faculty as the second ethnic studies professor to be hired as part of a cluster hire initiative by the Faculty of Arts and Sciences.

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Taeku Lee to Join Harvard Faculty as First Professor in Ethnic Studies Cluster Hire

Taeku Lee will join Harvard as the first of four ethnic studies scholars to join the Faculty of Arts and Sciences, the school announced Monday.

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Students Rally in Support of Ethnic Studies, Call on Harvard to Condemn Anti-Asian American Racism

Students called on Harvard to establish an ethnic studies department and condemn racism against Asian Americans during a Tuesday morning rally in Harvard Yard.

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FAS ‘Actively Recruiting’ Four Ethnic Studies Scholars, Gay Says

The Faculty of Arts and Sciences has identified four ethnic studies scholars and is in the process of “actively recruiting” them to come to Harvard, FAS Dean Claudine Gay said in a Tuesday interview.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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.

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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.

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