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Nov. 15, 2022
Spring 2023 registration is now open! Make sure to check out our exciting, upper-division electives in African American and African Diaspora Studies, American Indian and Indigenous Studies, Asian and Asian American Studies, Gender and Sexuality Studies, and Latinx and Latin American Studies.  Our undergraduate degree majors and minors provide students with the skills they need to address real-…
Mar. 22, 2021
We, the faculty members of the Asian and Asian American Studies program at UNLV, offer our condolences to the families and friends of the victims in the Atlanta shootings, and we stand in solidarity with all those grieving and made to feel unsafe by this most recent instance of violence against Asian American and Asian Immigrant communities. On the evening of March 16th, a 21-year-old white male…
Jun. 8, 2020
  In support "On Black Life, Police Violence, and White Supremacy," a statement from the faculty of the Asian and Asian American Studies program at UNLV. 

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From a new-found obsession with true crime podcasts to mourning rituals across cultures, this class examines the ways in which death captivates our attention.

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Oct. 4, 2022

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Aug. 3, 2022

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Jul. 26, 2022

The history-making program manager helps shape college women leaders and advocates for human rights.

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Calling All Alumni

Calling All Alumni

We would like to hear from Alumni! Let us know how you're doing, what you're up to, and how you use Interdisciplinary Studies now. We are looking for more alumni to feature in the Alumni Features section.

Interdisciplinary, Gender, and Ethnic Studies is one of the academic programs in the College of Liberal Arts.