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The Department of Comparative Cultural Studies is committed to collaboration and building lasting partnerships across our campus and beyond, and to community engagement in the greater Houston metropolitan area and Gulf Coast region. We encourage CCS faculty and students to learn more about our partners and their projects, which relate to and support our work in the academic fields of anthropology, religious studies, and liberal studies. We partner with these programs, centers, and organizations in order to learn from and with others, and to get involved in existing projects that highlight the value of social science and the humanities in our globalized and rapidly changing world.

UH Partners

Arab-American Educational Foundation Center for Arab American Studies

Blaffer Art Museum

Center for Mexican American Studies

Center for Public History

Digital Research Commons 

Elizabeth D. Rockwell Center on Ethics and Leadership (Hobby School of Public Affairs) 

Global Citizens Credential

The Honors College of the University of Houston

Imagining America @ UH Working Group

Immigration Theory Workshop (Law Center)

India Studies

Institute for Research on Women, Gender & Sexuality

Jewish Studies

Linguistics Consortium

Middle Eastern Studies

The Project on Race and Capitalism (Department of History)

User Experience (UX) Lab (College of Technology) 

Women’s Gender & Sexuality Studies

World Cultures & Literatures program

Community Partners (Houston and Beyond) 

Bayou City Waterkeeper

Black. Migration. Houston.

Houston Climate Justice Museum

Imagining America

Lanier Theological Library Foundation

Lawndale Arts Center

Museum of Fine Arts, Houston (MFAH) – Film Program

Sin Huellas Artist Collective (Detention Nation)

Undocumented Migration Project