July 2017 News

Claire Schwartz
July 31, 2017
Poet Claire Schwartz (African American Studies PhD candidate) interviewed poet Jayy Dodd for the LA Review of Books. An excerpt from the piece is copied below. dodd is a...
Claudia Rankine
July 31, 2017
In a review for the New York Times, Claudia Rankine considers two recently published anthologies in tribute to Pulitzer Prize winning poet, Gwendolyn Brooks–The Golden...
Untitled, Kerry James Marshall
July 30, 2017
The African American Studies Department is thrilled to welcome three outstanding scholars to its ranks beginning in fall 2017: anthropologist Aimee M. Cox, historian of art...