5th. Annual Latino Awareness Week

Join Wake Forest Organization of Latin American Students (OLAS) to celebrate the 5th. Annual Latino Awareness Week, starting Monday, April 4, 2016.  Don’t miss it!  There is something for everyone.

Author’s Presentation: Matt de la Peña

Matt de la Pena visit

  On Friday, September 11,  American Ethnic Studies and the Department of Education sponsored a presentation by Matt de la Peña, New York Times Bestselling author of five critically-acclaimed young adult novels:  Ball Don’t Lie, Mexican WhiteBoy, We Were Here, I Will Save You, and The Living.  Matt de la Peña shared his experience when The […]

AES Minors Join 50th Anniversary Celebration of Voting Rights Act in Selma, Alabama

A few of the students currently minoring in American Ethnic Studies recently joined the Civil Rights Tour Spring Break Alternative trip, during which they attended a celebration in Selma, Alabama to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Voting Rights Act. The students had the opportunity to meet Melissa Harris-Perry, well-known author, commentator, professor and television […]

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 […]