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May 11, 2021
Matthew Frye Jacobson, who has transformed understandings of race in America, has been appointed the Sterling Professor of American Studies and History, effective April 17....
May 11, 2021
Matthew Frye Jacobson, who has transformed understandings of race in America, has been appointed the Sterling Professor of American Studies and History, effective April 17....
April 28, 2021
Columbia University’s African American and African Diaspora Studies (AAADS) Department invites applications for a position of Postdoctoral Research Scholar to begin July 1,...
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...
April 15, 2021
“Sometimes, it feels like I’ve been writing this book all my life,” says Daphne A. Brooks, author of the recently released Liner Notes for the Revolution: The Intellectual...
April 15, 2021
Phillip Atiba Goff is a professor of African American studies and psychology at Yale University and co-founder and chief executive officer of the Center for Policing Equity...
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...