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October 29, 2014
Jamicia Lackey, graduate student in African American Studies and Film Studies, Yale, will participate in a panel discussion following the screening of the film, “Belle,” on...
October 17, 2014
La Marr Bruce,  Assistant Professor of American Studies, University of Maryland, College Park , is featured in an upcoming film, “The Amazing Bud Powell,” a documentary...
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October 16, 2014
Art Historian and professor Erica Moiah James joins host Nicholas Forster this episode to discuss her life as an artist, curator and scholar. Before becoming a professor at...
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October 6, 2014
Speaking of the influence that Hazel Carby has had in the literary field, Jacqueline Goldsby African American Studies Department Acting Chair, says “two critical approaches...
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September 29, 2014
In an interview published in the online forum, 3:AM Magazine, Chris Lebron discusses among other topics, Black philosophers in the academy, the uses and sometimes inadequacy...
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August 27, 2014
Hazel V. Carby, the Charles C. and Dorathea S. Dilley Professor of African American Studies and American Studies at Yale University, has been named the 2014 recipient of the...
August 26, 2014
The Before Columbus Foundation announced that among the winners of its thirty-fifth American Book Awards this year is Jim Crow Wisdom: Memory and Identity in Black America...
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August 23, 2014
Jonathan Holloway, recently appointed Dean of Yale College, delivered a convocation address to welcome the Class of 2018 at Freshman Assembly in Woolsey Hall, August 23, 2014...
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August 15, 2014
Listen to Slate’s “All Criminal Justice” podcast to hear African American Studies political science professor Vesla Weaver and Yale Law School professor James Forman Jr.,...
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August 13, 2014
“SWAT teams and angry protesters clashed in a small St. Louis suburb for a third day Tuesday, following the death of unarmed black teenager Michael Brown. The eruption of...
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July 24, 2014
Wills Glasspiegel (Afrcan American Studies/American Studies ‘18) recently wrote and produced an hour-long public radio documentary, “Proving the Bubu Myth: Janka Nabay, War...

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