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...

Martinez new book on the way

May 12, 2017

Donna Martinez , Professor of Ethnic Studies, has a new book in-press, Urban Indians: Reclaiming Native Space (Praeger, August 31, 2016).

Harding delivers invited lecture

April 27, 2017

Rachel Elizabeth Harding , Associate Professor in the Department of Ethnic Studies, recently delivered an invited lecture at Pitzer College in Claremont, California on "Mystic Spirituality in Black Women's Social Justice Activism - Brazil/USA."

Martinez Edited New Books

Dec. 15, 2016

Donna Martinez , Professor of Ethnic Studies, is an editor of the two volume 50 Events That Shaped American Indian History (Greenwood) publishing December 31, 2016.

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