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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
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’...
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...

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