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Kaneesha Parsard
May 3, 2013
The Kempf Fund has awarded $10,000 toward the support of “We Have Never Been Human: A Caribbean Studies Approach,” a project proposed by Kaneesha Parsard (African American/...
May 3, 2013
Hazel Carby will speak on the panel, “Afrofuturism’s Others,” at Tate Modern, Starr Auditorium, London, on Saturday, June 15, 14:00-16:00. “In the context of Gallagher’...
April 27, 2013
African American Studies professors Hazel Carby and Jacqueline Goldsby, and doctoral student Heather Vermeulen, will present at “Beyond the Text: Literary Archives in the...
Crystal Feimster
April 26, 2013
New York Times op-ed by Crystal Feimster, “Rape and Justice in the Civil War” reveals the legal recourse that offered women protections against a wartime standard that...
Elizabeth Alexander
April 23, 2013
Elizabeth Alexander will deliver the Toni Morrison Lectures, sponsored by the Center for African American Studies and Princeton University Press, on Thursday, April 25, 5:30...
Crystal Feimster
March 21, 2013
In a YDN video, Crystal Feimster comments on the close professor-student interaction and other advantages of pursuing a small major. The video also features comments by...
Elijah Anderson
March 4, 2013
In his Huffington Post blog, Elijah Anderson discusses to what degree social attitudes toward race have changed in the nearly sixty year period marking the murder of two...
Black Citymakers book cover
March 1, 2013
Black Citymakers revisits the Black Seventh Ward, documenting a century of banking and tenement collapses, housing activism, black-led anti-urban renewal mobilization, and...
Crystal Feimster
February 4, 2013
In a radio interview, historian Crystal Feimster explains the role that laws of war played in providing a basis for poor white and black women to seek legal protections...
Elijah Anderson
January 29, 2013
Eli Anderson has been awarded the Cox-Johnson-Frazier Award, “given for work in the intellectual traditions of the African-American scholars W.E.B. DuBois, Oliver Cromwell...
William Casey King
January 18, 2013
Alum William Casey King (‘10) explores how “ambition,” as expressed in Barack H. Obama’s presidency, may redefine traditional expressions of this character trait as...

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