Ethnic studies

Major Move Ahead?

Smart Title: 

Cal State Northridge could become the first college in the country to offer a Central American studies major.

A Book She Didn't Write

Smart Title: 

A week after Ohio University announced that Thelma Wills Foote would become the next chair of African-American studies, with the rank of full professor, the university announced that she wouldn't be coming to the university after all.

The second announcement followed an investigation into her publication record and the university's conclusion that she claimed to have co-written a book in which her publicly noted contribution consists of only five paragraphs.

Facing Up to a Role in Slavery

Smart Title: 

University of Virginia board expresses "regret" over use of slave labor.

Ward Churchill and Academic Freedom

Smart Title: 

His supporters say issues of principle are at stake. But Colorado's president derides those arguments as a "Paris Hilton defense."

Ward Churchill Fired

Smart Title: 

University of Colorado regents vote 8-1 to dismiss controversial professor for research misconduct. He vows to sue.

Should AP Add African-American History?

Smart Title: 

Some school districts are pushing for a new offering, but College Board -- citing lack of support in higher education -- is skeptical.

Changing Geographies of American Studies

Smart Title: 

Leaders of evolving field consider how they fit into higher education, business culture, area studies, local economies and the No Child Left Behind era -- and are urged to move beyond "siege mentality."

Concern Over Michigan Tenure Case

Smart Title: 

Supporters seek to rally support for Andrea Smith, a prominent voice in ethnic studies, who won backing from only one of her two departments.

'Research Confidential'

Smart Title: 

For social scientists starting their careers, creating research models that work is crucial. A new book suggests that they may be unaware of problems they face in part because scholars don't share stories of what didn't work on their projects, and how to deal with particular challenges.

State of Humanities Departments

Smart Title: 

Major study documents reliance on those off the tenure track, the favorable ratios of tenure decisions, the dominance of publications in those decisions, the popularity of minors and majors, and more.

Pages

Subscribe to RSS - Ethnic studies
Back to Top