Race and Ethnic Studies Minor:Overview
What is Race and Ethnic Studies?
After the startling events of the 1994 Los Angeles Race Riots, professors at the University of New Hampshire proposed a new minor that would examine the impact of race in American society. Reaching across academic disciplines, professors from English, History, and Political Science, among others, established the minor.
For over a decade, Race and Ethnic Studies has asked the questions: what is Race? Is Race a social construction? How does Race inform our understanding of society? Simultaneously timely and timeless, the Race and Ethnic Studies minor prepares students to be informed and engaged citizens of the 21st century.