Tag: Ethnic Studies

Winter 2017 Ethnic Studies Courses Available

The Department of Ethnic Studies is offering a variety of courses relating to legal issues and current events. Many of these courses provide general education credit and can provide valuable context to students considering a legal education.

ES 199   Race, Ethics, Justice
Alai Reyes-Santos | MW, 2-3:20
Lower division seminar examines critically examines and responds to the notions of justice that emerge from various racial formation projects, drawing upon an interdisciplinary humanities curriculum.

ES 352   Social Equality & Criminal Justice
Michael Hames-Garcia | MW, 4-5:20
Acquaints students with critical issues related to social justice and equality as they pertain to the history and present state of the U.S. criminal justice system, including the history of criminal codes, policing, and imprisonment as well as current debates. Fulfills Social Science group credit and Identity, Pluralism & Tolerance credit.   (more…)

Blacks Against Brown: The Black Anti-Integration Movement in Topeka, Kansas, 1941-1954

Thursday, October 6, 6:30 pm
Knight Law Center Room 142

Featuring Charise Cheney, Wayne Morse Resident Scholar and associate professor in the UO Ethnic Studies Department.

In this event, Cheney will discuss her research into the Black anti-integration movement in Topeka, Kansas, during the 1940s and 50s, where many Black parents and teachers defended all-Black schools as critical resources promoting economic opportunity and racial pride. More information about the event can be found here.

Free and Open to the Public