Yale Center for the Study of Race, Indigeneity, and Transnational Migration

Who We Are

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

Titus Kaphar, Shifting the Gaze (2017)

RITM Events and Applications

RITM hosts and sponsors an array of programming centering research and art on topics related to race, indigeneity, and transnational migration. Learn more about our upcoming events and application deadlines!

Program in Ethnicity, Race, & Migration

The cornerstone of our undergraduate curriculum is the Program in Ethnicity, Race, and Migration (ER&M).

Graduate Curriculum

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.

Working Groups

Meeting regularly throughout the academic year, RITM faculty-led working groups advance interdisciplinary scholarship in areas of historical and contemporary importance.