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Three photos: Karen Jennings with students of German in Austria during Study Abroad Summer 2022. Student receiving award from Professor Streamas during the Art for Social Change Competition Showcase in Spring 2022. SLCR faculty at French Film Festival in Fall 2021.


Formed in 2018, the School of Languages, Cultures, and Race offers exciting opportunities in education, research, study abroad, and community involvement for both undergraduate and graduate students.

Centered on cultivating deep transdisciplinary understanding of linguistic, cultural, national, social, and racial perspectives within the U.S. and in a global context, the school provides students with key knowledge, skills, and experience for success in an increasingly diverse and integrated global society.

We invite you to explore our website and to stop by the main office in Thompson Hall, room 110, to say hello. You can also read about the formation of SLCR and the school’s director in the College of Arts & Sciences Story Hub.

Notice of Vacancy (Fall 2023)

Assistant Professor Position (starting Fall 2023) Join us!

The School of Languages, Cultures, and Race at Washington State University invites applications for a permanent, full-time, nine-month, tenure-track Assistant Professor in Ethnic Studies and American Studies and Culture position in Pullman, WA, with a specialty in Health Inequities. We seek applicants whose research focuses on Health inequities within the United States or does comparative work between groups in the United States and groups in other countries.  For more details or to apply, please go here:

Screening of applications will begin on November 1, 2022

Director of SLCR Position NOV (starting Fall 2023) Join Us!

The School of Languages, Cultures, and Race at Washington State University is also looking for a Director for the next academic year. SLCR is a unique and exciting academic unit, bringing together scholars working in diverse areas and disciplines. Together with the school’s current faculty and staff, the Director is expected to serve within and across those multiple disciplines, sustaining core academic areas while also developing linkages and collaborations between the school’s different components. The successful candidate is expected to have an exceptional record of collaborative leadership in research, education, and service in one of the following areas: Ethnic Studies, American Studies, Japanese Studies and Japanese American Studies, or Latino/a American Studies and Spanish. Applications are invited for a permanent full-time 9-month, tenure eligible position at the rank of full professor with a summer appointment connected to duties as director. Successful candidates will be expected to begin the four (4) year renewable appointment as Director on August 16, 2023. For more details or to apply, please go here:–Cultures–and-Race_R-7110

Some Facts about SLCR

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Comparative Ethnic Studies
Languages and Cultures
Social Sciences


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