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CSER 3919: Modes of Inquiry

Guide made by Zine Librarian Jenna Freedman for Professor Sayantani DasGupta's Center for the Study of Race and Ethnicity class

You First

Names, pronouns, thesis topic, and anything you're bringing with you into this session, e.g., joys, sorrows, frustrations, rage (productive or destructive), grief, warmth, etc.


  • When it comes to managing research projects, I’m confident about...
  • Some of my favorite places to go for sources/data/news/etc. are...
  • I'm less comfortable with research tools like...
  • I have questions about...

About this Guide

Cover of a zine: Encuentro.Welcome! I'm glad to be on campus with you! As I write this, I'm feeling warmth toward Sayantani and interested in learning what you're all about.

On this page, you will find a selective guide for doing remote research in race and ethnicity at Barnard College / Columbia University:

For further research support and questions, you can book appointment with me.


Photo above: folded out zine by Slim Lopez, Encuentro #2, available in the Barnard Zine Library.