Important Notice about Webinar Events: As a registrant for all CSER Webinar events, you will be receiving an individualized link, unique to you and non-shareable, directly from CSER’s Zoom account. To claim your reserved spot on the day of the event, please use the unique link to sign in. If you are no longer able to participate or have any further questions, please email CSER@columbia.edu.

COVID-19 Inspires New Courses That Push Students to Think Themselves Out of the Pandemic

Sayantani DasGupta’s course for CSER, Abolition Medicine, is featured in an article in The Columbia Spectator.

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Asian American Diasporic Writers Series: Art, Race, and Mental Illness

Thursday, January 21st, 2021 at 7pm EST

A conversation with authors Sejal Shah and Esmé Weijun Wang moderated by Dr. Jennifer Ho

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Unforgetting: Central American Migration, Gangs, and Revolution

Tuesday, February 23rd at 6:30 PM via Zoom

In conversation with Author Roberto Lovato

In Unforgetting, Roberto interweaves his father’s complicated history of survival in El Salvador and his own with first-hand reportage on gang life, state violence, and the heart of the immigration crisis in both El Salvador and the United States.

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CSER Course Offerings for Spring 2021

CSER’s course offerings are now available to view on the CU Director of Classes and Vergil for the Spring 2021 semester. Course information frequently changes, including Methods of Instruction. Please revisit these pages periodically for the most recent and up-to-date course information.
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Student Spotlight: Jennie Nelson

GS Student and Human Rights major, Jennie Nelson, brings an exceptional amount of real-world experience to her area of study working with migrants, refugees, and asylum seekers with Detention Resistance. Detention Resistance is a grassroots, nonhierarchical prison abolitionist collective based in San Diego, California.
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CSER's Response to the Murder of George Floyd

The Center for the Study of Ethnicity and Race, Columbia University, stands in solidarity with Black Lives Matter and all of our brothers and sisters, in grief and protest over the brutal murder of George Floyd by Derek Chauvin, a Minneapolis police officer on May 25.

“When we revolt, it’s not for a particular culture. We revolt simply because, for many reasons, we can no longer breathe.” – Frantz Fanon

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The Center for the Study of Ethnicity and Race (CSER) serves as Columbia’s main interdisciplinary space for the study of ethnicity, race and indigeneity and their implications for thinking about culture, power, hierarchy, social identities, and political communities, in the U.S. and around the world.

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STUDENT SPOTLIGHT

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Chanina Wong, M.A. Student in American Studies.

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Tuesday, February 23rd at 6:30 PM. Unforgetting: Central American Migration, Gangs, and Revolution.

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CSER continues to be Columbia's main interdisciplinary space for the study of ethnicity and race and their implications for thinking about culture, power, hierarchy, social identities, and political communities. The Center also offers a wide range of public programming, including Artist at the Center, Indigenous Forum, and Latino Public Speaker Series and the Transnational Asian/American Speaker Series. CSER's most recent spaces include the Media and Idea Lab and Gallery at the Center, a space dedicated to curating artistic and thematic exhibits around the Center’s key areas of interest.
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