Interdisciplinary, Gender, and Ethnic Studies News
Interdisciplinary, Gender, and Ethnic Studies allows students to create degree programs from courses across disciplinary boundaries, including cultural studies, linguistic studies, Asian studies, Latin American studies, multi-disciplinary studies, and social science studies.
Current Interdisciplinary, Gender, and Ethnic Studies News
UNLV takes on another school semester with precaution and discovery.
Educational series explores issues on race and seeks solutions for a more inclusive society.
African American Studies professors say ridding the classroom of racism begins with self-reflection.
As summer heats up, so do the accomplishments on UNLV’s campus.
A collection of news stories featuring the people and programs of UNLV.
UNLV African American and African Diaspora Studies professor Tyler D. Parry on the effectiveness of protesting to enact social change.
Interdisciplinary, Gender, and Ethnic Studies In The News
2020 will always be known as the year of the pandemic but one day it could be known as the year of change.
Studies show violence, oppression, and police brutality have impacted the Black community at a disproportionate rate when compared to other ethnic groups in the United States. One way that Black people have learned to fight back is by coming together and using one single voice to demand change.
I ask my girlfriend how to write about what we’ve experienced on top of quarantine. She tells me that she doesn’t want to know, doesn’t want to be judged about the risks we took to receive comfort. She recognizes it’s important. It’s important to talk about how, amid quarantine and civil unrest, Black families have additional forms of grief exacerbated by quarantine and the civil unrest.
As the LatinX population grows in Nevada to some 30 percent of the total, they are adding to and transforming culture, business and politics throughout the state.
In Salt Lake City, police officers set a dog on 36-year-old Jeffrey Ryans after responding to a call that he was arguing with his wife. Body-cam footage shows officers cornering him as he exited his backyard, demanding that he “get on the ground” and warning that if he didn’t, he was “going to get bit!” This threat set the stage for the spectacle of violence that soon followed as the officers encouraged the dog to attack a compliant Ryans, mangling his leg for 50 seconds. The animal’s only job in this scenario was to debase, violate and humiliate a Black man the officers presumed to be guilty.
Twenty years ago come November, an exciting new theater company, named after the 19th century New Orleans gathering place for enslaved Africans and free people of color, hit Chicago.