The Center houses the undergraduate program on Ethnicity, Race, and Migration, the academic journal Social Text, and a number of other Yale initiatives and programs. The Center also partners with a wide range of academic departments from across the campus.
The Program in Ethnicity, Race, and Migration (ER&M) enables students to engage in interdisciplinary, comparative study of forces that have created a multicultural, multiethnic, and multiracial world.
Social Text covers a broad spectrum of social and cultural phenomena, applying the latest interpretive methods to the world at large. A daring and controversial leader in the field of cultural studies, the journal consistently focuses attention on questions of gender, sexuality, race, and the environment, publishing key works by the most influential social and cultural theorists. As a journal at the forefront of cultural theory, Social Text seeks provocative interviews and challenging articles from emerging critical voices. Each issue breaks new ground in the debates about postcolonialism, postmodernism, and popular culture. The journal also has a Center-based working group that runs meeting and other events open to the campus community.
Yale Programs in Native and Indigenous Studies
Working with other campus organizations, and with faculty and students in many units, the Center supports and coordinates research and programming focusing on Native and Indigenous Studies. These include archival projects, a performing arts program, a working group for researchers in the field, and a program focusing on federal Indian law.