Ethnic Studies

HSESI Scholar Series: Teaching Histories of Anti-Imperialist Solidarity

Event Description

On February 28th, the UC Berkeley High School Ethnic Studies Initiative held “Teaching Histories of Anti-Imperialist Solidarity”, moderated by UC Berkeley Ethnic Studies Department Chair Keith Feldman and featured Ethnic Studies scholars Dr. Jason Ferreira and ...

Gregory Choy

Dr. Gregory Choy joined UC Berkeley's Department of Ethnic Studies in 2004, where he has served as an instructor in Comparative Ethnic Studies and Asian American and Asian Diaspora Studies. Since that time, Dr. Choy has taught courses on Asian American Literature, Art, and Ethnic Movements, especially from a cross-section of the art and cultural production within American ethnic-specific and interethnic contexts. He received his Ph.D. in English from the University of Washington and wrote his dissertation on Asian American...

Ethnic Studies 176, 'Against the Grain: Ethnic American Art and Artists'

Ethnic Studies 176 approaches coursework from various critical/theoretical perspectives, often constructing them as we analyze, and through the lens of Ethnic Studies. It assumes that few, if any of you, are entering the course with an extensive background in the art and cultural production or the attendant scholarly criticism of American ethnic art. It does, however, assume the ability and willingness to read and analyze works closely. Over the course of the semester, the course has various Ethnic American artists from the Bay Area who will share and discuss...