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April 16, 2021
On the coattails of two senior faculty hires in African American studies, the department — in conjunction with the humanities and English departments — recently hired three...
March 26, 2021
On Thursday night, a filmmaker and two professors screened a new documentary about Soul! — the pioneering PBS show focusing on Black culture that ran from 1968 to 1973 — and...
March 24, 2021
The Grammys Thulani Davis and the Secret History of Women Writing Album Liner Notes Since its inception in 1964, the Grammy for best album notes has been awarded to just...
March 22, 2021
Leaders of Academic Units at Yale Release Joint Statement on Anti-Asian Racism We come together to condemn anti-Asian racism, recognizing that this week’s murders in...
March 22, 2021
The African American Policy Forum is horrified and heartbroken by this week’s killings at three Atlanta-area spas. The attacks laid bare the vulnerability of working Asian...
March 15, 2021
Press Release March 15, 2021 The National Conference of Black Political Scientists is pleased to announce the winners of our 2021 Awards for Scholarship, Mentoring, and...
March 11, 2021
Gerald Jaynes, who studies race relations and the economic conditions of African Americans and immigrants, was appointed the A. Whitney Griswold Professor of Economics,...
February 26, 2021
Yale College Dean Marvin Chun will host a virtual reception on March 2 to honor the recipients of the annual Poorvu Family Fund for Academic Innovation award, created to...
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February 12, 2021
Assistant Professor in Music - Black sound art and/or Black sound studies, Tenure Track The College and Graduate School of Arts and Sciences at the University of Virginia is...
February 12, 2021
A conversation with the daughters of Harry and Julie Belafonte, Diahann Carroll, Ruby Dee and Ossie Davis, Bill Lynch, Al Sharpton, Malcolm X and the granddaughter of Percy...
February 11, 2021
Department of Black Studies Dissertation Fellowship UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, SANTA BARBARA Each academic year, the Department of Black Studies at the University of...