Hate Studies

Hate studies is defined as “Inquiries into the human capacity to define, and then dehumanize or demonize, an ‘other,’ and the processes which inform and give expression to, or can curtail, control, or combat, that capacity.”

BCSH Director Kenneth S. Stern describes the idea for an interdisciplinary field of hate studies here.

Hate-related courses taught at Bard College, Spring 2020 are here, Fall 2019 are here.

The Journal of Hate Studies, published by Gonzaga University, is here.

The International Network for Hate Studies is holding its biennial conference June 3 – 5, 2020 in Warsaw, Poland. Details here.

The Sixth International Hate Studies Conference will be held in Spokane, Washington in early November, 2021.

Other Hate Studies Centers and Institutes:

The Gonzaga Institute For Hate Studies

The International Network for Hate Studies

California State University at San Bernardino Center for The Study of Hate and Extremism

Centre on Hate, Bias and Extremism (at University of Ontario Institute of Technology)