Mar 11, 2016
Visiting Cal Poly Professor Gilda L. Ochoa will give a free public presentation titled “Unpacking Diversity and Excellence: Lessons for Institutions of Higher Education” at 6 p.m. Thursday, April 7, in the Performing Arts Center Pavilion on campus.
Jan 29, 2016
Ethnic Studies is pleased to announce the upcoming visit of Dr. Victor Rios, author and award winning professor of Sociology at UCSB.
Dec 30, 2015
The following course is now open for enrollment for winter 2016!
ES 470: Chicanas/os-Latinas/os & Education
(#8185, seminar, 4 units). Wed., 6:10-10:00 PM, Instructor: Ochoa.
Jul 10, 2015
Cal Poly comparative ethnic studies student Mario Espinoza of Modesto, Calif., was awarded the 2015 California State University (CSU) Trustees’ Award for Outstanding Achievement.
Feb 27, 2015
Wednesday, March 4th 2015,12-2 pm
Join Dr. Jenell Navarro and ES 310: Hip Hop, Poetics, & Politics to highlight hip hop culture and its historical roots to communities of color and its impact on society.
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Jan 30, 2015
The Ethnic Studies Department at Cal Poly will host James J. Garrett for a presentation titled “Future Vision: A Sustainable and Healthy Food Production System,” from 6:10 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 3, in the Science North Building (No. 53), Room 215 on campus.
Dec 17, 2014
In 1975, a group of 500 students traveled from the United States to South Africa during its years of government-enforced racial segregation. Among this group were 12 black students who witnessed that apartheid first-hand — Cal Poly Ethnic Studies Professor Denise Sheridan was one of them.
Oct 2, 2014
Cal Poly and the nonprofit agency Cal Humanities collaborated to present the online and traveling exhibit “Filipino Love Stories” — an exploration of how early Filipino migrants (1920 to 1970) to California’s Central Coast experienced marriage, love and family.
Jul 14, 2014
Within the College of Liberal Arts’ academic community is the Ethnic Studies Department, a small division of dedicated professors and students with a heightened awareness of social and cultural issues and a hunger for positive change. The department is cultivating an increased public presence, yet remains one of the college’s hidden treasures.
May 5, 2014
Cal Poly ethnic studies Professor Victor Valle has been selected to receive a 2014-15 Fulbright U.S. Scholar Grant.
The Fulbright Scholar Program gives faculty and professionals the opportunity to lecture, teach and conduct research in a foreign country, with the aim of building relationships across continents.