December 3, 2021
An Interview with Dr. Lara Medina
The Race and Ethnic Studies Institute (RESI) and the Cantu Endowment invite you to attend an open discussion with Dr. Lara Medina of California State University of Northridge on Wednesday, December 8 at 6 pm. This conversation will focus on Dr. Medina’s research on the Day of our Lady of Guadalupe (Dia de Nuestra Señora de Guadalupe) and Day of the Dead (Dia de los Muertos) celebrations.
November 3, 2021
Solidarity from the Ground Up: Addressing the Systemic During Disasters in Mutual Aid Communal Responses
The Race and Ethnic Studies Institute (RESI), in partnership with the Hazard Reduction and Recovery Center, invites you to attend our upcoming online Symposium on Wednesday, November 10 from 9:30-12:00 PM CST. Learn more about mutual aid from our esteemed guest panelists - Dr. Felipe Hinojosa, Dr. Simi Kang and Professor Dean Spade.
October 19, 2021
Adaptive Liminality: Land Stewardship
A growing body of scholarship advances the validity of vernacular African American placemaking and architecture as a by-product of protest, cultural expression, and international design. Dr. Robers shares lessons from recorded practices among members of the freedom colony diaspora.
October 11, 2021
The Evolution of Juan Crow in Higher Education: From Lulac v Richard to the Present
The Race and Ethnic Studies Institute (RESI), in partnership with the Department of Sociology, invites you to attend our upcoming virtual Colloquium on Wednesday, October 13 at 12PM CST. Dr. Isabel Araiza, Associate Professor of Sociology and Coordinator of Mexican American Studies at Texas A&M Corpus Christi, will be presenting a critical look at the higher education opportunities provided to Mexican Americans.
September 28, 2021
Emerging Hispanic-Serving Institution and the Rhetorical Challenges of ‘Servingness’
The Race and Ethnic Studies Institute (RESI) invites you to attend our upcoming virtual Colloquium on October 5, at 1PM CST. Dr. Darrel Wanzer-Serrano, Associate Professor and Associate Head of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion...read more
September 7, 2021
Two Graduate Fellowships Available
The Race & Ethnic Studies Institute (RESI) and Carlos H. Cantu Hispanic Education and Endowment Fund are partnering for two Graduate Fellowships for Texas A & M University doctoral students. The RESI-Cantu Graduate Fellowship is a year-long fellowship awarded annually to one Ph.D. level student at Texas A&M University whose research contributes to the analyses […]
April 27, 2021
Erasure and Exclusion: White supremacy, coloniality and anti-Asian racism
Please join RESI on April 30 at 5:30-7 p.m. for our virtual discussion with Dr. Hye-Kyung Kang of Seattle University titled "Erasure and Exclusion: White supremacy, coloniality and ant-Asian racism," focusing on anti-Asian racism and it's roots, followed by a dialogue about the roots of racism in the United States. Register for this virtual conversation
April 19, 2021
Iced Out: A discussion on Winter Storm Uri (The Freeze), racial disparity, place and planning
Please join the Race and Ethnic Studies Institute and the Hazard Reduction and Recovery Center for a panel discussion with scholars and activists about the impact disasters like Winter Storm Uri (February 2021) have on communities of color and how to build equity and continued resilience. Date: Friday, April 23rd, 2021 Time: 11 a.m.-1 p.m. *This is a virtual panel* Please register here
In Retrospect and Prospect: Monuments, Iconography, & the Black Freedom Struggle
In a provocative and eye opening talk, on April 20, from 2-3:30 pm, Dr. Lionel Kimble will explore the visual narratives that have been impacting the Black Freedom Struggle.
February 24, 2021
Screening and Discussion: The First Rainbow Coalition
The Texas A&M Race & Ethnic Studies Institute (RESI) and the Carlos H.Cantu Center for Hispanic Education & Opportunity Endowment on March 2nd, 2021 at 6pm for the screening of the film The First Rainbow Coalition, followed by a panel discussion director Ray Santisteban, Henry Gaddis and Jose “Cha Cha” Jiminez.