October 2016 News

Lucy Caplan
October 25, 2016
Lucy Caplan, a PhD student in African American Studies and American Studies at Yale University, has been awarded the distinguished 2016 Stephen and Cynthia Rubin Institute...
October 19, 2016
Celebrated poet Claudia Rankine who was recently awarded a MacArthur genius grant of $625,000 will donate the prize to the Racial Imaginary Institute, an organization of...
October 6, 2016
Happy news to share about Melissa Castillo-Garsow: her new book, La Verdad: An International Dialogue on Hip Hop Latinidades (Ohio UP), will be released on  Oct. 27. A truly...
Camille Owens
October 3, 2016
Camille Owens, a graduate student in African American Studies, pieces together the biography of “Bright” Oscar Moore, a black child prodigy who toured and performed in the...