Ethnic Studies Statement Supporting Protests Against Police Violence

June 5, 2020

June 5, 2020 Ethnic Studies Statement Supporting Protests Against Police Violence The Ethnic Studies Program at the University of Colorado Denver stands in solidarity with the protesters demanding justice for Black lives taken by the police with impunity. We are horrified and enraged by the recent deaths of George Floyd,...

Sharon Coggan to Publish New Book

April 15, 2020

Sharon L Coggan, Clinical Associate Professor (C/T) and Director of the Religious Studies program, will soon publish her new book, Sacred Disobedience: A Jungian Analysis of the Saga of Pan and the Devil traces the ancient Greek God Pan . This book follows a Jungian analysis of how Pan became...

Rachel Harding keynoting and recognized for writing a “book of the decade”

Jan. 21, 2020

Associate Professor of Ethnic Studies Rachel E. Harding’s book Remnants: A Memoir of Spirit, Activism and Mothering (Duke University Press, 2015), was recently selected by Duke University Press editors as among the "Books of the Decade." In addition, Harding gave the keynote presentation, on January 11, at the annual Starr...

New Coursera class on Queering Identities open to CU Community

Oct. 23, 2019

The University of Colorado system is currently piloting a partnership with Coursera to promote innovation, encourage discovery, and support the extension of knowledge in ways unique to the state of Colorado and beyond. As part of this pilot program, Jacob McWilliams, Director of the Women and Gender Center, and K...

Date Corrected: Lunch With an Elder, Sept 18

Aug. 27, 2019

11:00 am – 12 noon Plaza 102L Colville Elder Isaac Wak Wak - traditional dancer, retired from the Denver Indian Center. Sponsored by the Department of Ethnic Studies. For more information contact Donna Martinez .

Ethnic Studies Cultural Diversity in the Workplace seminar in September - CU Denver employees can pay by speedtype

July 23, 2019

Cultural Diversity and Inclusion in the Workplace Organizations that commit to fostering a diverse and inclusive workplace increase performance, productivity, and employee/customer satisfaction. Inclusive work environments promote cultural understanding and open up opportunities for collaboration in our increasingly globally-focused world. This series of workshops offers leaders, managers, and staff the...

Call for Artists

March 26, 2019

The Ethnic Studies Department in collaboration with The Center for Identity & Inclusion are seeking artists with a mixed identity who would be willing to participate in an interactive art project on sharing their experiences with their mixed identity. If you are interested in contributing to the art project, please...

Martinez publishes on American Indian removal

Nov. 29, 2018

Professor of Ethnic Studies Donna Martinez has a forthcoming book Documents of American Indian Removal , publishing next month (available for preorder now) from ABC-CLIO. This powerful collection of documents illumines the experiences of the original people of the United States during American Indian removal, offering readers a unique standpoint...

Chea won DMAA Rookie of the Year

Oct. 18, 2018

Sothary Chea, the Ethnic Studies department Program Assistant, was recognized as Rookie of the Year at the 2018 Denver Metro Admin Awards gala on October 9. Chea began her position in March 2018. In a few short months, she has transformed the culture of the Ethnic Studies department office by...

Harding distinguished visiting professor at Williams next year

Dec. 14, 2017

Rachel E. Harding has been named the Sterling Brown Distinguished Visiting Professor of Africana Studies at Williams College in Massachusetts. Harding, who is associate professor of Indigenous Spiritual Traditions in the Ethnic Studies Department, will be on leave from CU Denver in the spring and fall of 2018. While at...