Ethnic or Cultural Groups

Memorial Church: A Retrospection
College

BSA Hosts First-Ever Black Convocation

“I know that my presence on this campus and your presence on this campus is not a mistake. It is a victory," one student speaker said.

Barker Center
FAS

History and Literature Increases Ethnic Studies Offerings

​This semester, students concentrating in History and Literature can take a course on fashion and slavery—and receive credit toward the concentration’s newly-created Ethnic Studies track.

U.C. Meeting
Undergraduate Council

UC Establishes Black Caucus

The Undergraduate Council established a Black Caucus on Sunday, marking the body’s second formalized caucus after its Latinx Caucus formed this spring.

Ethnic Studies Proposals

Barker Center
Ethnic or Cultural Groups

The Four-Decade Road to Ethnic Studies

At Harvard, real pressures—both financial and ideological—loom along the road to a comprehensive ethnic studies program.

Barker Center
FAS

Hist & Lit to Offer Ethnic Studies

Undergraduates concentrating in History and Literature will now be able to specialize in an ethnic studies field.

Khurana at the UC Meeting
Undergraduate Council

UC Leaders Announce Plan to Fund Opening Days Programming

The leaders of the Undergraduate Council have announced plans to fund additional programming for freshmen during Opening Days.

UC General Meeting
College

New UC Identity Coalition Discusses Q Guide for Comps

UC representatives and Harvard Foundation interns discussed a potential Q guide for comps at the first meeting of an "identity coalition" between the groups.

College

Professors on Committee Examining Slavery Plan Conference

“We need to engage this, not just to be better historians,” Beckert said of Harvard's ties to slavery. “We need to acknowledge this history as a way to be able to move forward.”

The Banneker Institute
Sciences Division

Harvard Astronomer, Institute Offer Support for Students of Color in Sciences

Astronomy Professor John A. Johnson tells his students almost every lecture that there is no such thing as a natural astrophysicist.

Ghungroo 2017
Student Groups

Ghungroo 2017

Students perform a classical dance during the opening performance of the yearly Ghungroo cultural show.

Ethnic or Cultural Groups

Rihanna Will ‘Take a Bow’ as Humanitarian of the Year

Rihanna will come to campus on Feb. 28 to receive the Harvard University Humanitarian of the Year award.

Lucy Liu at Kirkland
College

Viola Davis Selected as Harvard Foundation's Artist of the Year

Viola Davis, a two-time Emmy and Tony-winning actress, was named the 2017 Artist of the Year by the Harvard Foundation for Intercultural and Race Relations on Friday afternoon.

Khizr Khan
IOP

Khizr Khan, Father of Fallen Soldier, Denounces Trump at IOP

“We are faced right now with an administration without moral compass,” Khan said.

College

Arab Students Association Hosts ‘Teach-In’ With Legal Experts

On Feb. 8, the Harvard Arab Students Association hosted a "teach-in" with legal analysts in response to President Trump's travel ban.