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May 22, 2013
A Bridge Over Troubled Urban Waters Marcus Hunter’s article, “A Bridge Over Troubled Urban Waters,” appears online at the DuBois Review. Abstract: Generating new...
May 17, 2013
The Department of African American Studies will join with affiliated departments to confer the combined Ph.D. on the following graduate students, Monday, May 20, 2013: La...
May 17, 2013
The Department of African American Studies will join with affiliated departments to confer the combined Ph.D. on the following graduate students, Monday, May 20, 2013:   La...
May 16, 2013
 The Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) of Canada has awarded Wendell Adjetey (African American Studies/History ‘18) a prestigious Doctoral Fellowship....
May 16, 2013
“Congratulations to Wendell Adjetey, Anusha Alles, Danielle Bainbridge, Melanie Chambliss, Claire Schwartz and Key Jo Lee, who won Beinecke library graduate fellowships for...
May 16, 2013
Wendell Adjetey (AfAm/History ‘18) has been awarded the Canadian Studies Prize (2012-2013) for graduate students for his essay, “Saving Jimmy Wilson: Canadian Racial...
May 16, 2013
Ethan Mordecai Cargill and Emily Wanger are the 2013 William Pickens Prize winners for outstanding senior essays in the field of African and African American Studies.  Both...
May 16, 2013
Jayne Ptolemy has been awarded the Sylvia Ardyn Boone Prize for 2013. The prize is given annually in the memory of Sylvia Boone, a noted scholar of African art, who was the...
May 14, 2013
Crystal Feimster is interviewed interview for “Women Under Siege” blog by journalist Kery K. Paterson.  Published Thursday, May 9, 2013.  http://www.womenundersiegeproject....
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’...

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