The Asian American Writers’ Workshop Founders in Conversation

Mark your calendars, on June 22nd at 7PM ET/4PM PT, for the premiere of The Asian American Writers’ Workshop Founders in Conversation. For the first time these friends will talk about the very seeds that birthed this iconic organization.

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Mae Ngai featured in Asian Americans: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver

CSER Co-Director Mae Ngai was featured in a segment of Last Week Tonight with John Oliver that discusses the diverse group of people who fall under the term “Asian American.”

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Issue 3 of Justice - Equity - Rights of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences

Mae Ngai and David Henry Huang spoke in Issue 3 of Columbia’s Faculty of Arts and Sciences Newsletter, Justice – Equity – Rights, to talk about the impact of COVID-19 on Asian-American communities.

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CSER's Statement on Recent Anti-Asian Violence

We at CSER mourn for the victims and their families who suffered from the recent anti-Asian violence in Atlanta, Georgia:

Daoyou Feng
Paul Andre Michels
Hyeon Jeong Park
Julie Park
Xiaojie Tan
Delaina Ashley Yaun

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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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ALUM SPOTLIGHT

FEATURED EVENT

Carla Nayeli Mendoza, Immigrant Justice Corps Fellow (CC ’20).

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POSTPONED-NEW DATE TBD. South to Freedom: Runaway Slaves to Mexico and the Road to the Civil War.

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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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