RITM fosters intellectual exchanges that cross institutional, disciplinary, and geographic borders; enrich and challenge academic fields; and foreground underrepresented perspectives.
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Program in Ethnicity, Race, & Migration
The cornerstone of our undergraduate curriculum is the Program in Ethnicity, Race, and Migration (ER&M).
With fellowships and seminars, RITM builds communities of scholars and practitioners in ethnic studies and other fields.
RITM Fellows have worked on projects related to nineteenth-century African American women’s history, race in Cuba and the Dominican Republic, trans-Pacific Asian American literatures, the racialization of Islam, the history of Latinos in the U.S. Armed Services, and much more.
Meeting regularly throughout the academic year, RITM faculty-led working groups advance interdisciplinary scholarship in areas of historical and contemporary importance.
Yale Bassett Award for Community Engagement
Each year RITM recognizes outstanding high school juniors throughout the United States who excel in their classrooms and communities.