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May 14, 2018
The Ethnicity, Race, and Migration Program (ER&M) is celebrating its largest-ever cohort of graduating seniors this year. The 31 majors, who will receive their diplomas...
May 8, 2018
In the wake of the recent accusations against Junot Díaz, many of us are asking ourselves not only how to respond to him, but also how to respond to his writing. Put...
Joseph Rodriguez: Untitled, ca. mid–late 1980s, inkjet print, 66 by 44 inches
April 3, 2018
Sebastián Pérez, Ph.D. student in American Studies and ER&M alumnus (2010), is currently a doctoral fellow at Williams. To read his article in Art in America Magazine...
Photo of Albert Laguna and his book cover called  Diversion, Play and Popular Culture in Cuban America
March 5, 2018
There was a time when Albert Laguna thought his father was the funniest man in the world. Until, that is, he began to research the topic of popular culture in Cuba for his...
Portrait of Henry Roe Cloud, circa 1910
March 2, 2018
The Yale Group for the Study of Native America (YGSNA) invites applications for the 2018 Henry Roe Cloud Dissertation Writing Fellowship in American Indian and Indigenous...
December 19, 2017
Dixa Ramirez is Assistant Professor of American Studies and Ethnicity, Race, and Migration at Yale University. Her first book, Colonial Phantoms: Belonging and Refusal in the...
September 19, 2017
In the 20 years since it was established, Yale’s Ethnicity, Race and Migration Program has grown significantly in both programming and size — particularly in the last two...