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Rackham Interdisciplinary Workshops (RIWs) are designed to encourage the exchange of ideas and collaboration among students and faculty who share intellectual interests but come from different academic affiliations. Additionally, RIWs are designed to help advanced doctoral students form working groups that support the development of research projects and dissertation-writing. The active workshops for the 2018-19 academic year are listed below with links to their unique websites.

List of Rackham Interdisciplinary Workshops
Workshop Name
#Evidence2Practice: Building a Cross-disciplinary Education Research Community
African History and Anthropology Workshop (AHAW)
AIM Analytics Workshop Series
Alamanya: Transnational German Studies
American History Workshop
American Institutions Group
American Studies Consortium
Animal Studies and Environmental Humanities Workshop
Biophysics Symposium
Black Research Roundtable
Border Collective
Carceral Studies
Causal Inference in Education Research Seminar
Central Concepts in Contemporary Theory
China Reading Group
Classical Intersectionalities
Collaborative Archaeology
Conflict and Peace, Research and Development
Critical Contemporary Studies
Critical Ethnic and Asian Pacific Islander American Studies
Critical Intersectionality
Decolonizing Pedagogies
Detroit School
Digital Studies
Disability Studies
Doing Queer Studies Now
Drama Interest Group
Early Modern Colloquium
Engaging Scientists in Policy and Advocacy (ESPA)
Environmental History Interest Group
European History
Exploring Historical Legacies and Memory
Forum on Research in Medieval Studies
Foundations of Modern Physics
Global Education Discussion Group
Global Postcolonialisms Collective
Global Solidarity After Colonialism
H2D2 - Health, History, Demography, and Development
Higher Education Applied Research (HEAR) Workshop
Information and Communication Technologies and Development
Interdisciplinary Science and Policy Initiative for Research Engagement - InSPIRE
Interdisciplinary Working Group on Innovation in Survey Methodology
Interdisciplinary Workshop in American Politics (IWAP)
JSIC Japanese Studies Interdisciplinary Colloquium
Language and Rhetorical Studies Group
Latina/o Studies Workshop
Law and Society
Literary Translation
LSI Grads - The Future of Science
Making Sensory Ethnography
Marxisms Collective
Media Studies Research Workshop
MESWN - Michigan Earth Science Women’s Network
Michigan Interactive and Social Computing Group (MISC)
Michigan Interdisciplinary Acoustics Workshop
Michigan University-Wide Sustainability and Environment (MUSE) Workshop
Microfluidics in Biomedical Sciences
Migration & Displacement Interdisciplinary Workshop
Mind & Moral Psychology Working Group (MMP)
Modern Middle Eastern and North African Studies (MoMES_MENA)
Modernist Studies Workshop
Multidisciplinary Wkshop for Armenian Studies (MWAS)
Native American Indigenous
Neural Networks
New Work in Buddhist Studies
Persianate Studies Workshop
Planning and Architecture Research Group (P+ARG)
Poetry and Poetics
Political Communication Working Group
Race, Gender, and Feminist Philosophy Working Group
Religion in the Early Modern Atlantic
Risk, Lending, and the Future of Debtor Urbanization
Roman Republic Reading Group
Science And Technology
Statistical Learning Workshop
The Circulo Micaela Bastidas Phuyuqawa
The Designers of Interactive, Intelligent, Internet of Things (DoIIIT)
The Nineteenth Century Forum
Transdisciplinary Approaches to the Study of Racism & Health Inequalities (RacismLab)
Transnational Contemporary Literature
Transnational Comics Studies Workshop
Transnational Gender and Sexuality Studies
Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene -- Collaborative of Researchers and Practitioners (WASH-CoRPs)
WIDTH - Workshop for Integrating and Discussing Topics in Healthcare
Women of Color and the Academy
Workshop for Behavioral and Experimental Economics