Ethnic Studies Publications

Ancestral Knowledge book cover with green and blue coloringAncestral Knowledge Meets Computer Science Education
Sandoval, Cueponcaxochitl D. Moreno 

Examines one of the most segregated fields in education, computer science, towards centering the experiences of Indigenous Peoples. Argues that in order to create a sustainable and just world of producers and consumers, Indigenous struggles must be at the center of knowledge production in computer science. Nurtures the interweaving of two seemingly disparate worlds to build Critical Ancestral Computing for Sustainability. For more publications from
Dr. Cueponcaxochitl, visit her website.

Book cover of ethnic studies review with brown backgroundFifty Years of Ethnic Studies: Foundations, Challenges, and Opportunities
Bañales, Xamuel

Special issue on the 50th anniversary of Ethnic Studies for the Ethnic Studies Review, published by the University of California Press. Co-edited by Dr. Xamuel Bañales and Dr. Leece Lee-Oliver, the special issue features over twenty essays that engage with the foundations, meanings, and/or futurity of Ethnic Studies, illustrating critical dialogues and efforts to maintain the field as a liberatory project.


Book cover of ethnic studies review with brown backgroundTrailblazing a Movement, An Interview with Black Student Union Co-founders Jerry Varnado and James Garrett
Roaf, Mary

This essay includes an interview with Black Student Union co-founders Jerry Varnado and James Garrett in which they reflect on their leadership roles and personal experiences at San Francisco State in the 1960s as well as the events around the student-led strike and subsequent founding of the School of Ethnic Studies. They also discuss their wider activism and community engagement in the field of Ethnic Studies as well as their thoughts on the direction of the field today.
For more publications from Dr. Mary, visit her website.