Upcoming Events

February 23, 2017
Crystal Feimster: "Chasing Freedom: Runaways, Fugitives and Contraband" 11:45am African American Studies Department 81 Wall St., Room 201
February 20, 2017
Vera Wells '71 and Peter Salovey: "Sylvia Ardyn Boone" 3:30pm Luce Hall 34 Hillhouse Avenue
January 31, 2017
Phoenix Alexander: "Octavia Butler and the Arichive at the End of the World" 5:30pm LC 63 High St. Room 208
December 1, 2016
Endeavors-Fred Moten: "The History of Blackness" 4:30pm William Harkness Hall 100 Wall St., Room 207 *^*NOTE SPECIAL TIME & LOCATION***
November 17, 2016
Film screeninig: "I Am Not Your Negro" 7:00pm Whitney Humanities Center 53 Wall St - Auditorium
November 10, 2016
Endeavors: “Civil Rights or Human Rights?: An African American Activist in Canada, 1950-1967” 11:15am African American Studies Dept. 81 Wall St., Room 201
November 4, 2016
Robin Kelley-"Finding the Black Radical Tradition: The Education of Cedric J. Robinson" 11:15am Professor and Gary B. Nash Endowed Chair of U.S. History, UCLA
Robin Kelley-"Finding the Black Radical Tradition: The Education of Cedric J. Robinson" 11:15am Professor and Gary B. Nash Endowed Chair of U.S. History, UCLA
November 3, 2016
Robin Kelley-"Finding the Black Radical Tradition: The Education of Cedric J. Robinson" 4:00pm Professor and Gary B. Nash Endowed Chair of U.S. History, UCLA
Robin Kelley-"Finding the Black Radical Tradition: The Education of Cedric J. Robinson" 4:00pm Professor and Gary B. Nash Endowed Chair of U.S. History, UCLA
October 27, 2016
Endeavors: "Black Diaspora Art Practices in Contemporary Art" 11:45am African American Studies Dept. 81 Wall St., Rm 201 Kobena Mercer Professor, History of Art and African American Studies, Yale University
October 15, 2016
The Colored Museum 8:00pm Iseman Theater 1156 Chapel St
The Colored Museum 2:00pm Iseman Theater 1156 Chapel St
October 14, 2016
The Colored Museum 8:00pm Iseman Theater 1156 Chapel St
October 13, 2016
The Colored Museum 8:00pm Iseman Theater 1156 Chapel St
October 6, 2016
Film Screening: "Birth of a Nation" 7:00pm Whitney Humanties Center 53 Wall St.
Endeavors: "Cultural Control Over Social Control: The Radical Democratic Possibilities of the Harlem Renaissance" 11:45am African American Studies Dept. 81 Wall St Rm 201 Chris Lebron
October 5, 2016
The Black Power Mixtape 1967-1975 (2011) 5:30pm Yale School of Art--32 Edgewood Ave Gallery
October 3, 2016
Rephrasing America: Reading & Conversation 7:00pm Ezra Stiles College 9 Tower Parkway Aja Couchois Duncan and Simone White
September 29, 2016
James Weldon Johnson Collection: Opening Reception 4:00pm Beinecke Library 121 Wall St
September 22, 2016
Endeavors: Marcus Hunter 1:15pm African American Studies 81 Wall St.
Endeavors: Marcus Hunter 11:45am African American Studies 81 Wall St.
September 21, 2016
Come Sunday: Close Listening with Stanley Crouch and Daphne Brooks 12:00pm Whitney Humanities Center 53 Wall St Room 208
September 20, 2016
Hilton Als: James Baldwin in the 21st Century 2:00pm Whitney Humanities Center 53 Wall St - Auditorium
September 10, 2016
Carrie Mae Weems presents "Grace Notes" 8:00pm University Theater 222 York St.
September 9, 2016
Carrie Mae Weems presents "Grace Notes" 8:00pm University Theater 222 York St.
May 1, 2016
Film Screeing" "2 Fists Up" (USA, 2016) 60 min 7:00pm Whitney Humanties Center 53 High St Spike Lee & Jonathan Holloway
April 27, 2016
Gates Lecture 2016: Hortense Spillers 5:00pm Sterling Memorial Library--Lecture Hall 100 Wall St "Shades of Intimacy: What the Eighteenth Century Teaches Us"
Gates Lecture 2016: Hortense Spillers 5:00pm "Shades of Intimacy: What the Eighteenth Century Teaches Us"
March 31, 2016
Endeavors: “Hotline Bling: Gendered Technologies in R&B Music” 11:45am African American Studies Department 81 Wall St Room 201
March 3, 2016 to March 4, 2016
Toxic: A Symposium on Exposure, Entanglement, and Endurance 1:00pm Kroon Hall 195 Prospect Street
March 3, 2016
Endeavors: “The First Civil Right: How Liberals Built Prison America" 11:45am African American Studies Department 81 Wall St Room 201 Naomi Murakawa
February 28, 2016
Intersectionality between artists and athletes explored in "Game Recognize Game" 2:15pm 32 Edgewood Gallery 32 Edgewood St.
February 25, 2016
Endeavors: “'Yes, I am Black': Rachel Dolezal and Racial Fakery in Late Capitalism” 11:45am African American Studies Department 81 Wall St Room 201 Matthew Guterl
February 18, 2016
Endeavors: “A Contest over Personhood: Student Movements and the Shifting Ideals of the University” 11:45am African American Studies Department 81 Wall St Room 201 Rod Ferguson
February 16, 2016
Rizvana Bradley: "Decolonizing Frantz Fanon's New Humanism Between Cinema and Photography" 5:00pm Linsly-Chittenden Hall -- Rm 317 63 High st.
February 9, 2016
Jacqueline Stewart-- "Acting Right: Perfoming Black Performance in the Films of Spencer Williams" 5:00pm Whitney Humanities Center 53 Wall St Room 208
February 4, 2016
Endeavors: "The Intimacies of Four Continents" 11:45am African American Studies Department 81 Wall St Room 201 Lisa Lowe
January 30, 2016
Film Screening--"The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution" 2:00pm Loria 250, Loria Center 190 York Street, corner of Chapel St.
January 28, 2016
Endeavors: “Draw a Black Line Through It: On the Surveillance of Blackness” 11:45am African American Studies Department 81 Wall Street - Room 201 Simone Browne
January 23, 2016
Continents in Conversation: A Literary Festival 10:00am Luce Hall 34 Hillhouse
December 11, 2015
Film screening: "Within Our Gates" 7:00pm Whitney Humanities Center 53 Wall St
December 1, 2015
Film screening and discussion: "Boycott" 4:30pm Whitney Humanties Center 53 Wall St
November 13, 2015
POSTPONED: Lisa Lowe, "The Intimacies of Four Continents" 11:45am Dept. of African American Studies 81 Wall St - Gordon Parks Room 201
November 12, 2015
POSTPONED: The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution 6:00pm Sheffield-Sterling Strathcona Hall 1 Prospect Avenue - Room 114
November 6, 2015
Urban Narratives of Injustice: A Symposium on “The Wire” 8:30am Institution for Social and Policy Studies 77 Prospect Street
November 5, 2015
POSTPONED: Erica Edwards, "The Other Side of Terror: On the Imperial Grammars of Blackness" 11:45am Dept. of African American Studies 81 Wall St - Gordon Parks Room 201
November 4, 2015
How to Read The Souls of Black Folk in a Post-Racial Age 6:00pm New Haven Public Library - Ives Main Branch 133 Elm Street Jonathan Holloway
October 30, 2015
"Bringing Unknown Patterns into View: The Critical Vision of Robert B. Stepto 9:00am Loria - 351 190 York Street
October 29, 2015
In This Place: Space, Meaning and Possibility in the Writings of Toni Morrison 4:00pm Sterlng Library, Lecture Hall Old Campus Farah Jasmine Griffin
October 8, 2015
Artist Talk: Christopher Cozier 5:00pm Loria B-51 190 Yori Street
October 6, 2015
“Race, Gender, Sex and Academic Citizenship” 4:00pm Linsly-Chittenden Hall 63 High St.
October 1, 2015
Jackie Sibblies Drury in Conversation with Danielle Bainbridge 11:45am Dept. of African American Studies 81 Wall St., Room 201 ENDEAVORS COLLOQUIUM
September 30, 2015
Lost Women of the Blues and the Birth of Modern Black Music 12:00pm Whitney Humanities Center, Room 208 53 Wall St.
September 24, 2015
Davarian Baldwin, “Higher Education and the Transformation of Today’s Cities” 11:45am Dept. of African American Studies 81 Wall St., Room 201 ENDEAVORS COLLOQUIUM
September 21, 2015
WGSS Working Group: Elizabeth Alexander 6:30pm WL Harkness Hall - Room 309 100 Wall St,
September 10, 2015
States as Immigration Battlegrounds; 12:00pm ISPS 77 Prospect St Room A002 Implications for Federalism and Inequality
August 4, 2015 to October 25, 2015
Everything, Everyday Artists in Residence 12:00pm The Studio Museum in Harlem 144 West 125th Street
July 18, 2015
Music on the Green: WAR in Concert 7:30pm New Haven Green Church and Elm Sts
July 17, 2015 to July 18, 2015
Weaver and Lebron among panelists at 2015 Harlem Book Fair 7:00pm Harlem, New York City
July 8, 2015
Heroes on Camera: International Center of Photography Introductory Workshop 11:00am Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture 515 Malcolm X Blvd (at 135th Street)
June 19, 2015 to June 21, 2015
Rodney King 8:00pm Long Wharf Theatre 222 Sargent Drive Written and performed by Roger Guenveur Smith
June 16, 2015
SCREENING: "The Passionate Pursuits of Angela Bowen" 4:00pm Iseman Theater 1156 Chapel Street Sneak Preview Film Screening
May 6, 2015
All Me: The Life and Times of Winfred Rembert 5:30pm New Haven Museum 114 Whitney Avenue New Haven Painter and Leather Work Artist
April 23, 2015
Endeavors: Saidiya Hartman 5:00pm Linsly Chittenden 63 High Street, Rm 101 "An Intimate History of Slavery and Freedom"
April 22, 2015
Elizabeth Alexander: The Light of the World -- A Reading and Booksigning 5:00pm Yale University Art Gallery 1111 Chapel St.
April 21, 2015
Gates Lecture 2015: Patricia J. Williams 5:00pm Whitney Humanities Center 53 Wall St "Anatomy of Short Lives: A Meditation on Repetitions of Regret"
April 16, 2015
Endeavors: Jessica Matuozzi 11:45am Department of African American Studies 81 Wall St., Gordon Parks Room 201 War By Other Means: Black Radicals and the Fiction of Drug Rehabilitation, 1966-1974
April 14, 2015
Beyond the Lights (2014) 7:00pm Loria Room 351 190 York Street
April 9, 2015
(Cancelled) Endeavors: Naomi Murakawa 7:30am Gordon Parks Room, 201 81 Wall St “The First Civil Right: How Liberals Built Prison America”
April 2, 2015
Endeavors: Aldon Morris 11:45am Gordon Parks Room, 201 81 Wall St "Sociology of W.E.B. Du Bois: Why Du Bois is the Founder of American Scientific Sociology"
March 26, 2015
Endeavors: Nathaniel Mackey 11:45am Gordon Parks Room, 201 81 Wall St “On Blue Fasa"
February 26, 2015
Endeavors: Nikhil Singh 11:45am Gordon Parks Room, 201 81 Wall St “Settlement and Slavery in the Imagination of US Foreign Policy”
February 20, 2015
Prospects of Empire: Slavery and Ecology in Eighteenth-Century Atlantic Britain 11:00am Lewis Walpole Library 154 Main Street
February 19, 2015
Endeavors: Ann Laura Stoler 5:00pm LC, Rm 101 "Colony and Camp: Concept-Work for Our Times" Willy Brandt Distinguished University Professor of Anthropology and Historical Studies, The New School for Social Research
December 8, 2014
Kristie Dotson: A Road to Oblivion or Joe Scarborough on Ferguson 4:00pm LC 103
December 5, 2014
Book Fair: Book Arts/Art Books Today 1:30pm Yale University Art Gallery 1111 Chapel St
November 19, 2014
Chicago Footwork: Music and Dance on Film by Glasspiegel 4:00am Beinecke Library, Rm 39 121 Wall St Wills Glasspiegel, PhD Student, African American Studies / American Studies
November 14, 2014 to November 15, 2014
ENDEAVORS: Things (Re)called: Memory and Materiality Across the Disciplines 8:15am Loria Center, Room 351 190 York St, New Haven Mel Y. Chen, Keynote Speaker Associate Professor of Gender & Women's Studies & Director of the Center for the Study of Sexual Culture. U.C. Berkeley
October 30, 2014
Seeing With a Spiritual Eye: Race, Gender, and Sexuality in the Kingdom of Father Divine 11:45am African American Studies Department 81 Wall St, Gordon Parks Seminar Room 201 Judith Weisenfeld, Agate Brown and George L. Collord Professor of Religion, Princeton University Endeavors Collquium
October 28, 2014
Exploring the Rise and Fall of Paramount Records 7:00pm Battell Chapel, Corner of College and Elm Streets Jack White, Greil Marcus, Dean Blackwood, Scott Blackwood, Adia Victoria, and Daphne Brooks
October 16, 2014
Ralph Ellison and the Mystery of American Identity 4:00pm Beinecke Library 121 Wall St Cheryl Wall, the Board of Governors Zora Neale Hurston Professor of English at Rutgers University The James Weldon Johnson Memorial Lecture
October 9, 2014
Endeavors: Conversation with Elizabeth Alexander, Toi Derricote and Cornelius Eady 11:45am African American Studies Department 81 Wall St, Gordon Parks Seminar Room 201
October 2, 2014
Endeavors: The Federalists in the Black Atlantic: Revisiting an Episode in Anti-colonial World-making 11:45am African American Studies Department 81 Wall St, Gordon Parks Seminar Room 201 Adom Getachew PhD Candidate, Political Science and African American Studies, Yale
September 18, 2014
Endeavors: Kia Corthron, Windham Campbell Prize winner fior Drama, in Conversation with Nicholas Forster 11:45am African American Studies Department 81 Wall St, Gordon Parks Seminar Room 201
July 12, 2014
Holloway and Hunter featured in Baldwin retrospective, Harlem Book Fair 3:00pm Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture 515 Malcolm X Blvd
June 23, 2014
Conversation with Holloway, Coates, Ifill and Nelson: "The New Civil Rights Agenda" 6:30pm
June 5, 2014 to June 16, 2014
Jazz and the Book Arts 11:00am Robert B. Haas Family Library (LORIA) 180 York St.
May 24, 2014
Celebrating 225 Years: Equiano's "Interesting Life" 3:30pm Moorland_Spingarn Research Center-Howard Univ 500 Howard Place, NW
May 19, 2014
Commencement Day 2014!! 8:15am Yale University Old Campus
May 16, 2014
Bulldog and Panther: The 1970 May Day Rally and Yale 4:45pm Sterling Memorial Library 129 High St
May 3, 2014
Transparency: American Art History Graduate Student Symposium 9:00am Loria Bldg 190 York St Key Jo Lee Graduate Student, History of Art and African American Studies, Yale
April 26, 2014
The House That Will Not Stand 8:00pm Yale Repertory Theater 1120 Chapel Street
April 18, 2014
"Poetry as Unsaying" - Anglophone Histories Colloquium 11:15am LC 211 Anthony Reed Assistant Professor of English and African American Studies, Yale
April 17, 2014
A Dean's Tea with Lola Ogunnaike 6:00pm Afro-American Cultural Center Art Gallery 211 Park Street
April 15, 2014
Miss Anne in Harlem 11:45am Dept. of African American Studies - Endeavors Colloquium 81 Wall St - Room 201 Carla Kaplan Davis Distinguished Professor of American Literature at Northeastern University
March 31, 2014
“What Made You?”: Rescripting the Dougla in Post-Emancipation Trinidad 9:30pm WLH 309 Kaneesha Cherelle Parsard (AFAM/AMST)
March 27, 2014
Jonathan Holloway--Live Interview, WUNC Radio, "The State of Things" 12:00pm
March 6, 2014
American History M: Melanin Supremacy, White and Black Violence, and Spiritual Mastery 11:45am Dept. of African American Studies - Endeavors Colloquium 81Wall St - Room 201 Cecilia Cardenas-Navia PhD Candidate, History of Science and Medicine, Yale University
February 28, 2014
power/sex:consent, constraint, context 1:00pm Whitney Humanities Center 53 Wall St. Crystal Feimster
February 26, 2014
Kathleen Cleaver, legacy of "May Day Rally 1970," Pierson Master's Tea 4:00pm Pierson College Master's House 231 Park St. Kathleen Cleaver Senior Lecturer, African American Studies Department, Yale
February 20, 2014
The Black Atlantic 11:45am Dept. of African American Studies - Endeavors Colloquium 81Wall St - Room 201 Paul Gilroy King's College, London
February 11, 2014
POSTPONED due to weather: "We, The People" 11:45am Dept. of African American Studies-- Endeavors Colloquium 81 Wall St - Room 201 Bruce Ackerman Sterling Professor of Law and Political Science at Yale University
February 6, 2014
More Meaningful Than a Three-Hour Lecture: Music on SOUL! 11:45am Dept. of African American Studies- Endeavors Colloquium 81 Wall St - Room 201 Gayle Wald Professor of English and American Studies, George Washington University
January 29, 2014
Our Black Teachers: The Bureau of Indian Affairs, African American Educators, and the Twentieth Century's Settler's State 11:45am HGS 105 320 York St Khalil Johnson PhD Candidate, American Studies and African American Studies
January 25, 2014
Point of View: Contemporary African American Art from the Elliot and Kimberly Perry Collection 6:00pm Flint Institute of Arts (Michigan) 1120 E. Kearsley Street Erica James Assistant Professor, Art History and African American Studies, Yale
January 17, 2014
Institutions, Colonialism and Economic Development 1:00pm Whitney Humanities Center 53 Wall St Orlando Patterson John Cowles Professor of Sociology, Harvard University
January 16, 2014
At the Crossroads of Hope and Despair: America since the Crash 5:00pm Whitney Humanities Center 53 Wall St - The Gallery at the Whitney Matthew Frye Jacobson William Robertson Coe Professor of African American Studies, History, and American Studies
Democracy's Capital: Local Protest, National Politics, and the Struggle for Civil Rights in Washington, D.C. 3:00pm HGS 105 320 York St Lauren Pearlman Psi Iota Fellow, History Department, Rowan University
January 8, 2014
Memory and Identity in Black America 6:30pm New America NYC* 199 LAFAYETTE STREET SUITE 3B Jonathan Holloway
December 16, 2013 to January 5, 2014
Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater 7:30pm New York City Center 131 West 55th Street (6th & 7th Aves)
December 6, 2013
Kwanzaa Ball 2013 7:00pm Afro-American Cultural Center 211 Park St
December 3, 2013
'Fly Away Home': Robert Hayden Centennial Celebration 3:00pm Yale University Art Gallery 1111 Chapel St.
November 21, 2013
Emily Raboteau: "Santa's Little Slave": The History and Politics of Zwarte Piete in Holland 11:45am Dept. of African American Studies 81 Wall St, Room 201 Emily Raboteau Associate Professor, English, City College, City University of New York
November 7, 2013 to November 9, 2013
Yale 'Americas' Alumni Conference 6:30pm
November 7, 2013
Charles Molesworth: African American Biography: Burdens and Possibilities - Two Examples 11:45am Dept. of African American Studies 81 Wall St, Room 201 Charles Molesworth Professor Emeritus, Queens College, City University of New York
October 31, 2013
Gregson N. Davis: "'Journal of a Homecoming’: A New English Version of Aimé Césaire's Monumental Poem, ‘Cahier d'un retour au pays natal’” 4:00pm 82-90 Wall St., Floor 3 Romance Languages Lounge Gregson Davis Andrew W. Mellon Research Professor in the Humanities, Duke University
October 29, 2013
Erica James: "Historicizing the Global in Caribbean Art" 5:45pm Loria Bldg., Rom 351 190 York St. Assistant Professor, HIstory of Art and African American Studies
October 27, 2013 to October 28, 2013
The Black Jacobins Revisited: Rewriting History Conference 9:30am International Slavery Museum and Bluecoat Arts Centre,
October 17, 2013
Olu Oguibe: "Current Projects" 11:45am Dept. of African American Studies 81 Wall St., Room 104
October 9, 2013
Chaining: Paradigmatic Space in African American Literature 4:00pm Beinecke Library 121 Wall Street Thadious Davis, Geraldine R. Segal Professor of American Social Thought and Professor of English at the University of Pennsylvania The James Weldon Johnson Memorial Lecture
September 27, 2013
Film Screening: "Seize the Time" 4:00pm Whitney Humanities Center 53 Wall St.
Sumak Kawsay, Good Living: Visions for Achieving Environmental and Social Justice in Ecuador and the USA 8:30am Maurice R. Greenberg Conference Center 393 Prospect St.
September 19, 2013 to September 20, 2013
Africa's Green Future: Nurturing the Vision of Wangari Maathai 6:00pm
September 12, 2013
Endeavors: "A Conversation with Tarell McCraney" 1:15pm Dept. of African American Studies 81 Wall St., Room 201 Tarell Alvin McCraney Windham Campbell Prize Drama Honoree (2013) and Yale School of Drama
Endeavors: "A Conversation with Tarell McCraney" 11:45am Dept. of African American Studies 81 Wall St., Room 201 Tarell Alvin McCraney Windham Campbell Prize Drama Honoree (2013) and Yale School of Drama
May 20, 2013
Graduation 2013! 12:00pm Yale University, Old Campus
May 3, 2013
The Image of the Black in Western Art: A Symposium 9:00am Yale University Art Gallery 1111 Chapel St.
May 1, 2013
Dr. Khalil Gibran Muhammad 1:00pm Dept. of African American Studies, Gordon Parks Room 81 Wall St., Room 201 Dr. Khalil Gibran Muhammad Director, Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture
April 23, 2013
Aldon Nielsen: "Choruses: For Gil Scott Heron" 11:45am Dept. of African American Studies, Gordon Parks Room 81 Wall St., Room 201 Aldon L. Nielsen The George and Barbara Kelly Professor of American Literature at The Pennsylvania State University
April 19, 2013
An Evening of Poetry at Ficre Ghebreyesus: Polychromasia 5:00pm Artspace 50 Orange St., (corner of Orange and Crown)
April 18, 2013
Phillip Goff: “Identity Traps: The Psychology of Contemporary Discrimination Through then Lens of Law Enforcement” 11:45am Dept. of African American Studies, Gordon Parks Room 81 Wall St., Room 201 Phillip Atiba Goff Assistant Professor of Psychology, UCLA
April 17, 2013
Smardz-Frost: "I've Got a Home in Glory Land: A Lost Tale of the Underground Railroad" 11:45am Dept. of African American Studies, Gordon Parks Room 81 Wall St., Room 201 Karolyn Smardz Frost The Bicentennial Visiting Professor for Canadian Studies, Gilder Lehrman Center Yale University
April 11, 2013
Sohail Daulatzai: “Black Star, Crescent Moon: The Muslim International and the Black Radical Imagination” 11:45am Dept. of African American Studies, Gordon Parks Room 81 Wall St., Room 201 Sohail Daulatzai Associate Professor, Film and Media Studies and African American Studies, School of Humanities University of California at Irvine
April 9, 2013
Karolyn Smardz Frost in Conversation with Afua Cooper 11:45am Dept. of African American Studies, Gordon Parks Room 81 Wall St., Room 201 Karolyn Smardz Frost and Afua Cooper
April 8, 2013
Glenda Gilmore: "Pacifism and the American Civil Rights Movement" 6:15pm Yale Saw School 128 Wall St., Room 128 Glenda Gilmore Professor of African American Studies, Professor of American Studies, and Peter V. and C. Vann Woodward Professor of History, and Director of Graduate Studies of the African American Studies Department
April 6, 2013
CESAIRE AT 100!: The Centennial of Amié Cesairé 1913-2008 9:00am Wesleyan University, Russell House 350 High St Hazel Carby and Laura Wexler
April 5, 2013
Ficre Ghebreyesus: POLYCHROMASIA 5:00pm Artspace 50 Orange St., (corner of Orange and Crown)
April 4, 2013
Charles Mills: "Race and Global Justice" 11:45am Dept. of African American Studies, Gordon Parks Room 81 Wall St., Room 201 Charles W. Mills John Evans Professor of Moral and Intellectual Philosophy, Northwestern University
March 28, 2013
Barbara Ransby: "Eslanda: The Large and Unconventional Life of Mrs. Paul Robeson" 1:45am Dept. of African American Studies, Gordon Parks Room 81 Wall St., Room 201 Barbara Ransby Professor, Gender and Women's Studies, African American Studies & History University of Illinois at Chicago
March 7, 2013
Christopher LeBron: “The Philosophy of Racial Justice: Urgency, Imagination, and Method” 11:45am Dept. of African American Studies, Gordon Parks Room 81 Wall St., Room 201 Christopher LeBron Research Fellow in Political Science, Yale University
February 28, 2013
Heather Williams: "'What I Came to Say': Writing Help Me to Find My People" 11:45am Dept. of African American Studies, Gordon Parks Room 81 Wall St., Room 201 Heather Williams Professor, Department of History University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
February 21, 2013
Cedrick May: "'I have don my duty as well as I could': Exploring Slavery and Servitude In The Hillhouse Family Papers" 11:45am Dept. of African American Studies, Gordon Parks Room 81 Wall St., Room 201 Cedrick May Associate Professor of African American Literature University of Texas at Arlington
February 14, 2013
"Natasha Trethewey in conversation with Elizabeth Alexander" 11:45am Dept. of African American Studies, Gordon Parks Room 81 Wall St., Room 201 Natasha Trethewey Poet Laureate - Consultant in Poetry Library of Congress
February 5, 2013
Inaugural Poet Richard Blanco in Conversation with Elizabeth Alexander Inaugural Poet (2009) 4:00pm Ezra Stiles College 9 Tower Parkway Richard Blanco and Elizabeth Alexander
February 4, 2013
Edouardo Bonilla-Silva: "The Invisible Weight of Whiteness: The Racial Grammar of Everyday Life in America" 11:30am 210 Prospect Street, Room 203 *Note this special day, time and location Eduardo Bonilla Silva Professor of Sociology Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies Duke University
January 31, 2013
Tricia Rose: "Black Cultural Politics in a Color Blind Nation" 11:45am Dept. of African American Studies, Gordon Parks Room 81 Wall St., Room 201 Tricia Rose Professor of Africana Studies, Brown University
January 24, 2013
Ellen Gallagher: "Double Natural" 11:45am Dept. of African American Studies 81 Wall St., Gordon P