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Mon., September 22, 2014 - 6-8pm
Genocide Denial
Jointly coordinated by NYU, Columbia, and YGSNA, the teach-in will link previous UN conventions, resolutions, and definitions of ‘genocide’ with North American cultural and historiographical practices, with the Canadian government’s inability to investigate the disappearances and murders of Indigenous women, and with the destructive practices of carbon extraction within Southwestern Native homelands.
Location: NYU Campus, King Juan Carlos Center Theater, First Floor(map)

Mon., October 6, 2014 - 6:30pm
Fierce: The Work and Life of Manuel Ramos Otero
On the Occasion of the Columbia University Libraries Acquisition of the Archives of Manuel Ramos Otero
With: Arnaldo Cruz-Malavé, Magali Garcia Ramis, Luis Negrón, and Frances Negrón-Muntaner
Location: Butler Library 522/523 - 535 West 114th Street (map)

Thurs., October 23, 2014 - 4pm
Indigenous Forum Speaker Series 5
Indian Education for All: Race, poverty, power and politics in our education system.

Denise Juneau
Montana State Superintendent of Public Instruction
Location: 420 Hamilton Hall (map)

October 23-24, 2014
Are the Gods Afraid of Black Sexuality?
Religion and the Burdens of Black Sexual Politics
Location: Earl Hall, Columbia University and First Corinthian Baptist Church, Harlem See more.

Weds., October 29, 2014 - 6pm
Transnational Asian American Series
Panel on Model Minority

Location: 420 Hamilton Hall (map)

Thurs., November 6, 2014 - 4pm
Indigenous Forum Speaker Series 5
Stephen James Anaya

J. Lenoir Regent’s Professor and Professor of Human Rights Law and Policy
The University of Arizona James E. Rogers College of Law
Location: 420 Hamilton Hall (map)

Thurs., November 13, 2014 - 5-7pm
CSER Symposium: Deportation Nation
Muzaffar Chisti, Esq. (Migration Policy Institute, NYU School of Law), Lorella Praeli (United We Dream), Daniel Kanstroom (Boston College Law School), Rocío Magaña (Rutgers University). Location: Case Lounge, Room 701 Jerome Greene Hall at the Law School (map)

Thurs., February 26, 2015 - 4pm
Indigenous Forum Speaker Series 5
Maria Hupfield

Location: 420 Hamilton Hall (map)

Thurs., April 2, 2015 - 6pm
Transnational Asian American Series: Poetry Panel
Mei-mei Berssenbrugge, Tan Lin, Monica Youn, Jeffrey Yang, Dorothy Wang. Location: 420 Hamilton Hall (map)

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September 8, 2014
CSER home to MA program in American Studies
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September 5, 2014
Volunteer Opportunities at the World Conference on Indigneous Peoples
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July 10, 2014
Mae Ngai Provides Critical Context for the History of Immigration and Labor in U.S.
Read more here

June 19, 2014
Ed Morales interviews Frances Negrón Muntaner on "The Latino Media Gap" report.
Read the exchange here

June 18, 2014
The New York Times
"Latinos on Screen, Conspicuously Few"

Read the full article here

June 17, 2014
El Nuevo Herald
"Donde están los Latinos en los Medios en Ingles?"

Read the article in Spanish here

June 16, 2014
Columbia Study Finds Marginal Latino Presence Across U.S. Mainstream Media, Despite Growing Population
Read press release here.
Read report here.

April 11, 2014
Prof. Jacoby Wins Guggenheim Fellowship
CSER congratulates Professor Karl Jacoby on his recent Guggenheim Fellowship award.
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