CURRENT NEWS

Ethnic Studies is vast and below are current news and activities related to the interests of the National Association for Ethnic Studies and to the work of its Board members.

Current News

June 2014

NAES Vice President Ravi Perry: A Pilgrimage, the CORE Murders and Juneteenth

October 2013

NAES President Ron Scapp: Audio Interview on the Importance of Ethnic Studies

February 2013

Dr. Ravi K. Perry: A ‘Frank’ Lesson in American (Minority) Politics

November 2012

CU-Boulder’s ethnic studies Ph.D. proposal scrutinized by regents

October 2012

Ravi K. Perry: Race and Politics in 21st Century Urban Communities: URI Urbanscape Community Forum, Providence, RI

September 2012

Aliano, David. NEW PUBLICATION: Mussolini’s National Project in Argentina

June 2012

Laum, Lydia. Dr. James Hirabayashi, Pioneering Ethnic Studies Scholar, Dies at 85.” Diverse Issues in Higher Education. June 4, 2012.

May 2012

Hernandez, Kristina. “U of R Students Teach Diversity at Boys and Girls Clubs.”  Redlands Daily Facts. May 22, 2012. http://www.redlandsdailyfacts.com/news/ci_20684987/u-r-students-teach-diversity-at-boys-and

“Clark Students Recognized, Present at Ethnic Studies Conference.” NEWSHUB.  Clark University. May 10, 2012. http://news.clarku.edu/news/2012/05/10/clark-students-recognized-present-at-ethnic-studies-conference/

Sandoval, Timothy. CSU Hunger Strikers Seek Tuition Freeze.” Sacramento Bee. May 5, 2012. http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/sns-mct-csu-hunger-strikers-seek-tuition-freeze-20120505,0,1414214.story

Liu, Eric. “The Whitewashing of Arizona.” Time.com. May, 1, 2012. http://ideas.time.com/2012/05/01/the-whitewashing-of-arizona/?iid=tsmodule


April 2012

Chang, Edward T. “Korean American Community Coalesces.” Los Angeles Times, Opinion.  April 29, 2012. http://www.latimes.com/news/opinion/commentary/la-oe-chang-riots-koreatown-los-angeles-20120429,0,2890194.story

Nonato, Sheila Dabu.  “Young Canadians More Supportive of Exporting Multiculturalism: Study.”  Edmonton Journal. April 24, 2012. http://www.edmontonjournal.com/life/Young+Canadians+more+supportive+exporting+multiculturalism+study/6512055/story.html

“Meet Ethnic Studies Alumnae.” Mills College.  http://www.mills.edu/academics/undergraduate/eths/meet-ethnic-studies-alumnae.php

Crisp, John. M. “Memo to Arizona: More MAS is a good thing.” GO SanAngelo Standard-Times. April 17, 2012. http://www.gosanangelo.com/news/2012/apr/17/john-crisp-memo-to-arizona-more-mas-is-a-good/

Cobbe, Stephen. “Crossing Boundaries: Saldivar Explores Ethnic Identity Through Literature.” The Stanford Daily. April 17, 2012. http://www.stanforddaily.com/2012/04/17/crossing-boundaries-saldivar-explores-ethnic-identity-through-literature/

 

March 2012

Catellanos, Dalina. “Banned-book caravan enters Tucson ethnic studies controversy.” Los Angeles Times. March 12, 2012.

https://mail.colostate.edu/owa/redir.aspx?C=23f7930947314dafa0ecf2f2fd093beb&URL=http%3a%2f%2fwww.latimes.com%2fnews%2fnation%2fnationnow%2fla-na-nn-banned-book-caravan-amid-tucson-ethnic-studies-controversy-20120320%2c0%2c2029763.story

Modern Language Association (MLA). “Statement on Tucson Mexican American Studies Program.”

http://www.mla.org/ec_tucson

“Why Ethnic Studies matters.” The Feminist Wire. March 15, 2012.

http://thefeministwire.com/2012/03/why-ethnic-studies-matters/

Winerip, Michael. “Racial lens used to cull curriculum in Arizona.” New York Times. March 19, 2012.

http://www.nytimes.com/2012/03/19/education/racial-lens-used-to-cull-curriculum-in-arizona.html?_r=3&ref=education

 

February 2012

Hummel, Dale. “White Out: The future of racial diversity in Oregon.” The Commuter: Your community compass. February 27, 2012.

http://lbcommuter.com/2012/02/27/white-out-the-future-of-racial-diversity-in-oregon/

Scapp, Ron. “Commentary: Political actions against books are actions against teaching.” Diverse: Issues in Higher Education. February 15, 2012.

http://diverseeducation.com/article/16836/

Winkle, Kate. “Colorado State department chair appointed to Colorado HIV/AIDS Care and Prevention Coalition.” The Rocky Mountain Collegian. February 28, 2012.

http://www.collegian.com/index.php/article/2012/02/colorado_state_department_chair_appointed_to_colorado_hivaids_care_and_prevention_coalition

 

January 2012

“Ethnic Studies: Teaching resentment or pride?” NPR. January 19, 2012.

http://www.npr.org/2012/01/19/145454144/ethnic-studies-teaching-resentment-or-pride

Murray, Rheana. “Ethnic book ban even includes Shakespeare.” NYDailyNews.com. January 16, 2012.

http://articles.nydailynews.com/2012-01-16/news/30633590_1_book-ban-mexican-american-studies-ethnic-studies

 

2011

Sleeter, Christine E. The academic and social values of Ethnic Studies: A research review. National Education Association, Research Department. Washington, DC, 2011.

http://www.nea.org/assets/docs/NBI-2010-3-value-of-ethnic-studies.pdf

“Two minutes with … Ravi Perry.” Worcester Mag. April 6, 2011.

http://www.worcestermag.com/speak-out/two-minutes/Two-Minutes-WithRavi-Perry-119352069.html

“Young gay prof head NAACP chapter.” Advocate.com. March 7, 2011.

http://www.advocate.com/News/Daily_News/2011/03/07/Young_Gay_Prof_Heads_NAACP_Chapter/

 

2010

Arizona House Bill 2281. Arizona State Legislature.

http://www.azleg.gov/DocumentsForBill.asp?Bill_Number=2281&Session_Id=93&image.x=0&image.y=0

“Ethnic Studies professor appointed to Office of AIDS Research Advisory Council.” Today @ Colorado State. May 6, 2010.

http://www.today.colostate.edu/story.aspx?id=3774

Okihiro, Gary Y. “The future of Ethnic Studies: The field is under assault from without and within.” The Chronicle Review. July 4, 2010.

http://chronicle.com/article/The-Future-of-Ethnic-Studies/66092/

Scapp, Ron. “Opinion: Ethnic Studies is valuable for all Americans.” Diverse: Issues in Higher Education. May 21, 2010.

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