Ethnic Studies Institute

West Chester University

Dr. Miguel Ceballos, Director
Ethnic Studies Institute
Department of Anthropology & Sociology
201 Old Library Building
West Chester, PA 19383
Phone: (610) 436-2308
mceballos@wcupa.edu


 

Ethnic Studies Seminars and Other Events

 

Ethnic Studies Events:

"Immigration : Stay or Go?", Chief (Retired) Roberto Villasenor, Tucson, Arizona Police Dept.
7:00-8:45pm
Monday, October 2, 2017
Main Hall Auditorium, 168

Migration Art Exhibit Series
Event: Migration Photography Exhibit
Photographer Michael Hyatt
Date: September 14, 3:30-4:15pm
Location: Philips Autograph Library
Contact information: Dr. Michael Di Giovine mdigiovine@wcupa.edu

 

Event: Migration Art Exhibit
Artist: Deborah McCullough
Dates: Visiting October 30 – November 2. Artwork on display November 3 - 17
Location: Sykes Second Floor Display Case and the Old Library Atrium
Contact information: Dr. Michael Di Giovine mdigiovine@wcupa.edu, Dr. Daniela Johannes djohannes@wcupa.edu

Event: Migration Art Exhibit
Artist: Alvaro Enciso
Date: Visiting November 6 – 7. Artwork on display November 6 – 17
Location: Sykes Second Floor Display Case and the Old Library Atrium
Contact information: Dr. Michael Di Giovine mdigiovine@wcupa.edu, Dr. Daniela Johannes djohannes@wcupa.edu

For more information on the Ethnic Studies Events contact:
Dr. Miguel Ceballos, Director, mceballos@wcupa.edu

Co-sponsored events:

Latino Communities Conference
September 28: 8:00 am – 7:00 pm, September 29: 8:00 am – 2:00 pm
Sykes Student Union
Contact information: Dr. Miguel Ceballos, mceballos@wcupa.edu, Dr. Daniela Johannes djohannes@wcupa.edu

Click here for Latino Communities Conference website

Islamophobia in Perspectives Series

“Islamophobia: A Perspective from an American Jewish Activist in the Movement for Justice”
Dr. Donna Nevel
September 13, 2017 2:00 PM - 3:15 PM in Sykes Student Union, Room 115

“Understanding and Combating Islamophobia: What History Can Teach Us”
Dr. Lawrence Davidson
October 10, 2017 3:15 PM – 4:30 PM in Sykes Student Union, Ballroom C

“Islamophobia: What is New and What is Old”
Dr. Muqtedar Khan
November 6, 2017 3:15 PM – 4:30 PM in Sykes Student Union, Ballroom C

Contact information Dr. Tabassum Ruby at TRuby@wcupa.edu or 610-436-2355.

Past Events

Ven. Xianqi, Abbot of Yongchun Puji Monastery in Fujian Province, China
(click here for flyer)   

Panel: “Applications of Buddhist Ethics to Contemporary Issues”
with Dr. Donald McCown, Health and Dr. Joshua Mason, Philosophy
April 18, 2017

Public Lecture: “The Practice of Puji Monastery”
Co-sponsors: Center for Contemplative Studies and Department of Philosophy
April 20, 2017

"Immigrants and Social Justice: Philadelphia a Sanctuary City"
Miriam Enriquez, Executive Director, Office of Immigrant Affairs, Philadelphia Mayor’s Office
Joanna Otero-Cruz, Deputy Managing Director of Community Services, Philadelphia Mayor’s Office
April 5, 2017

“Trump’s Populism: Lessons from Latin America”
(click here for flyer)
Carlos de la Torre (University of Kentucky)
Mar 27, 2017

“The Illegality of Migration: Criminalizing a People”
(click here for flyer)
Daniela Johannes (Languages and Cultures) and Miguel Ceballos (Sociology)
March 21, 2017

“… And The Border Crossed Us: 169 Years of US-Mexican Immigration”
(click here for flyer)
Miguel Ceballos (Sociology)
March 7, 2017

“Perspectives Across Generations:
The WWII Japanese American Incarceration Experience”

(click here for flyer)
Helen Yoshida, writer and Julie Abo, educator
March 2, 2017

"Introduction to Ethics: Buddhist Perspective" - November 15, 2016

Dr. Joanne Chung, Peter TC Lee Chair Professor of Health Studies,
The Education University of Hong Kong