Film screening: “Maid in America”

A documentary about the Latinas who clean your home and help rise your children. Monday, September 29, 2014. DeTamble Auditorium (Tribble Hall) Sponsored by WGS and OLAS    

Award winning Cherokee artist Michael Jacobs will perform on Wednesday, March 27, 5pm, ZSR Library Auditorium

Award winning Cherokee artist Michael Jacobs is visiting WFU on Wednesday, March 27, 5 pm, ZSR Library Auditorium. He will perform the concert: “We Are All Red Inside: Exploring Our Shared Humanity Through Our Differences.”

Faculty panel on courses that address Jewish history and traditions, on Tuesday, March 19, 6pm, ZSR Library Auditorium

Are you interested in courses that relate to the study of Jewish people, their history, and traditions? Come to a panel discussion with faculty who teach courses that relate to Jewish studies, on Tuesday, March 19, at 6pm, ZSR Auditorium, Room 404. We will serve bagels and coffee.  

AES and the Arts: WFU and UNCSA host poets Alexander and Mackey and actress Scott-Wilkinson

We start February with three amazing guests: poets Will Alexander and Nathaniel Mackey and actress and activist  Sheila Scott-Wilkinson.   Last year Ulrike Wiethaus connected AES to the Division of Liberal Arts at the University of North Carolina School of the Arts. Along with Professor Julian Semilian and Rosemary Millar from UNCSA, and Alta Mauro from the […]

AES Sponsors Film Screening of ‘The One Who Builds’ on November 13

Join us on Tuesday, November 13, 7pm, at the Barn. The One Who Builds is a documentary film about the life and work of Omer Omer, once a Sudanese refugee, now American citizen who is now paying it forward as the director of a refugee resettlement organization. The film will be followed by a discussion […]

AES Co-Sponsors Screening of ‘Cedars in the Pines: The Lebanese in North Carolina’ on Tuesday October 16th

Please join us for the AES co-sponsored screening of Cedars in the Pines: The Lebanese in North Carolina, with a post-film discussion with Akram Khater, North Carolina State University, this Tuesday, October 16, 7pm, Annenberg Forum, Carswell Hall. For more information, visit the Conference on Minorities in Islam/Muslims as Minorities program web page or contact […]

“Where Are You From?” Website to Launch October 17

The Where Are You From? Project website launch is this Wednesday, October 17, 5 PM-8 PM, at World Relief, 2029 North Centennial Street, High Point, NC. The Where Are You From? (WAYF) Project is a collection of interviews with students, faculty, staff members at Wake Forest University and residents in Winston-Salem, Greensboro, High Point, and the surrounding community. The interviews are about […]

AES Speaker Series to Feature Dr. Josue David Cisneros on October 11

Please join us for the American Ethnic Studies Speakers Series this Thursday, October 11, at 5:30pm, in Annenberg Forum, Carswell Hall, followed by a reception. Dr. Josue David Cisneros, from Northeastern University, will discuss  “Citizenship Beyond Borders? The Immigrant Rights Movement on Where We’re From and Where We’re Going”. Dr. Cisneros will hold open office hours at […]

Wake Forest University Symposium on Citizenship

Wake Forest University American Ethnic Studies, the Provost’s Fund for Academic Innovation, the Institute for Public Engagement, the Provost Office of Global Affairs, the Department of Communication, Women and Gender Studies, and the students of ‘Practices of Citizenship’ invite students, scholars, community members, interest groups, and all those interested to a Symposium to discuss immigration, […]