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September 23, 2015
Visiting Professor of Law at Yale and Kierscht Professor of Law (University of Iowa) Angela Onwuachi-Willig will join a symposium panel to discuss poet Claudia Rankine’...
July 21, 2015
Wendell Adjetey (History and African American Studies) and Etienne Mashuli (African Studies) have won a highly competitive fellowship from Echoing Green, a global nonprofit...
May 19, 2015
Arresting Citizenship: The Democratic Consequences of American Crime Control by Vesla M. Weaver and Amy E. Lerman has received the American Political Science Association...
April 22, 2015
Professors Vesla Weaver and Briallen Hopper comment on issues surrounding increasing instances in which citizen journalists seek compensation from media organizations for use...
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March 30, 2015
Dean Jonathan Holloway has been named the Edmund S. Morgan Professor of African American Studies, History and American Studies. Holloway, who became Dean of Yale College in...
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February 26, 2015
On the cusps of receiving lifetime achievement awards for their contributions to American studies, Hazel Carby and Michael Denning are featured in an interview published...
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February 20, 2015
Hazel Carby has been named the Frank M Updike Memorial Scholar by the Phi Beta Kappa Visiting Scholar Program for 2015-2016. The designation is awarded to a “distinguished...
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February 9, 2015
The Education Project, conducted by Matthew Jacobson, took shape at the crossroads of his documentary work for Historian’s Eye and his participation in the American Studies...
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January 20, 2015
Elizabeth Alexander received two prestigious literary honors at the start of the new year: Alexander was named the first Frederick Iseman Professor of Poetry at Yale...
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December 4, 2014
Jordan Konell (‘15), an undergraduate senior major in African American Studies and Political Science, has won a Rhodes Scholarship to Oxford University. Jordan’s superb...
Angela Onwuachi-Willig
November 17, 2014
Angela Onwuachi-Willig is the recipient of the 2014 Clyde Ferguson Award, a prestigious honor given by the Minority Groups section of the Association of American Law Schools...

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