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October 23, 2012
Crystal Feimster will deliver the Southern Association for Women Historians’ annual address. “Indecent and Obscene”: White Officers, Black Women, and Rape in the “Contraband...
October 18, 2012
Marcus Hunter’s letter to the editor of the New York Times (“Republican attitudes toward urban America,” The Opinion Pages, Oct. 17), responds to a statement about the...
October 9, 2012
 AFAM faculty David Blight and Elizabeth Alexander talked about the impact of racial politics on the 2012 presidential election with members of the Yale College Democrats at...
September 21, 2012
Jacqueline Goldsby will present at the Oxford University symposium, “Alain Locke in the 21st Century.” Goldsby is Professor of English and African American Studies at Yale....
August 31, 2012
Kamari Maxine Clarke of Yale’s Department of Anthropology was recently awarded a highly competitive National Science Foundation (NSF) grant in the amount of $260,000 for her...
August 22, 2012
“Slow Jam, Experiencing Media as Love Letter in Jamaica…”  Terri Francis’s blog post on Shadow and Act: “Slow Jam, Experiencing Media as Love Letter In Jamaica...
April 25, 2012
African American History 162, a undergraduate survey course taught by Jonathan Holloway (History and African American Studies),  premiered on Yale Open Courses in spring 2012...
March 8, 2012
The African American Studies Dept. warmly welcomes historian, award-winning author and visual artist Nell Irvin Painter as a Spring 2012 Visiting Fellow. Professor Painter...
February 17, 2012
Elijah Anderson, a nationally recognized sociologist at Yale, discusses how contemporary social interaction in public spaces can be viewed as “islands of civility in a sea of...

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