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October 6, 2016
Happy news to share about Melissa Castillo-Garsow: her new book, La Verdad: An International Dialogue on Hip Hop Latinidades (Ohio UP), will be released on  Oct. 27. A truly...
Camille Owens
October 3, 2016
Camille Owens, a graduate student in African American Studies, pieces together the biography of “Bright” Oscar Moore, a black child prodigy who toured and performed in the...
Claudia Rankine
September 23, 2016
Claudia Rankine, the Frederick Iseman Professor of Poetry in the Departments of English and African American Studies at Yale, has been named a 2016 MacArthur “Genius” Fellow...
December 2, 2015
Anthony Reed (Associate Professor of English and African American Studies, Yale) has been awarded the prestigious 2015 William Sanders Scarborough Prize given by the Modern...
Philip McHarris
November 17, 2015
It is never too late to celebrate good news—and the prestigious honors awarded to Philip McHarris (Sociology/African American Studies) are indeed good news worthy of...
October 2, 2015
In partnership with DJs and dancers in Chicago, director Wills Glasspiegel releases Bang’n On King Drive, an homage to the Bud Billiken Parade, one of the oldest...
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...
Photo of Dean Holloway
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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