RITM fosters intellectual exchanges that cross institutional, disciplinary, and geographic borders; enrich and challenge academic fields; and foreground underrepresented perspectives.
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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.
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.