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Cover of Imperial Intimacies
February 11, 2020
Professor Hazel V. Carby’s recent book, Imperial Intimacies, was recently featured as a 6-part series in Public Books, an online magazine of ideas, scholarship, and the...
February 4, 2020
Ambre Dromgoole and Davis Butner are hitting their scholarly stride in the sweet spot between art and science. Their projects are quite different from each.  Read more
Hazel Carby and Saidiya Hartman
January 24, 2020
Hazel Carby and Saidiya Hartman, two eminent scholars and long-time intellectual collaborators in the realm of race, culture and black women’s lives, sat down for a...
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January 21, 2020
Associate Professor Crystal Feimster talks about her course focusing on the “long Civil Rights Movement” with Yale President Peter Salovey, to commemorate Martin Luther King...
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January 17, 2020
Political activist Angela Y. Davis delivered the keynote address at the annual Martin Luther King Jr. observance at Yale on Thursday, January 16, 2020. Following her remarks...
Philip V. McHarris
January 16, 2020
Philip McHarris’s latest piece on criminal justice reform, “Democrats are ignoring a key piece of criminal justice reform — slicing police budgets,” is published  today...
Alexandria Thomas
December 11, 2019
Alexandria Thomas reviews Jamaican  artist Ebony G. Patterson’s collaged exhibit, “…to dig between the cuts, beneath the leaves, below the soil…,” for hyperallergic.com . The...
Philip V. McHarris
December 2, 2019
Philip McHarris’s essay,  “Community policing is not the answer,  has been published in The Appeal, December 2, 2019. Read Philip’s essay here: https://theappeal....
Carolyn Roberts, Assistant Professor, History/History of Science and Medicine; African American Studies
November 27, 2019
Carolyn Roberts is featured in a PBS/Nova documentary called, “The Violence Paradox,” which aired in November 2019. The program is available to watch here: https://www.pbs....
Ashley James, Guggenheim Associate Curator
November 15, 2019
Ashley James has been named associate curator of contemporary art at the Guggenheim Museum, making her the first black curator to work at the museum full-time. James, who...
Poster: Toni Morrison in Memoriam
November 6, 2019
Celebrate the life and legacies of Toni Morrison on November 13, with Daphne Brooks and her students from AfAm 426/AMST 443 and Yale faculty at the Afro-American Cultural...