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Announcements

Transform’s 5th Year Celebration

Join us in celebrating five years of ideas, action, debate, growth, change, advocacy, and more at the School for Cultural and Social Transformation.

Hello Transform Alumni!

We hope you are enjoying your summer so far. We are still celebrating your awesome accomplishments! Please read on for a few alumni-themed housekeeping items.

Apply for a Transform Internship!

Apply for a Transform internship and put your gender and ethnic studies training into practice at community and campus organizations! Plus you’ll receive course credit!

Current News

Celebrating 5 years of Transform

Asked to personally reflect on this happiness, the inaugural dean of Transform, professor Kathryn Bond Stockton, harks to her early days at the U.

Understanding critical race theory

Edmund Fong explains what this theory is and is not, shedding light on the current debate over this approach to understanding systemic racism.

MAGNIFYING: Kimberly Jew

Dr. Kimberly Jew (Ethnic Studies and Theatre) has been featured in the College of Fine Arts’ The Finer Points blog! Get to know our associate professor and her research at the U.

What is
?

Our full name is the School for Cultural and Social Transformation, but that’s awfully long, so we’ve adopted the nickname Transform. We feel like it embodies what we are, do, and feel.

Our divisions and programs share cutting-edge concepts, faculty, and space. Our goal is to forge the wave of the future for the study of shifting sexualities, changing genders, dynamic immigrations, and emergent struggles against all racist thought and actions.