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Nneka Dennie 2017-2018 Recipient of the MIT Pre-Doctoral Fellowship

Thursday, April 27, 2017

Nneka D. Dennie has been selected as a 2017-2018 recipient of the MIT School of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences Diversity Predoctoral Fellowship. She will be affiliated with the Program in...
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Lessons to Learn From the "Fugitive Scientist"

Thursday, April 27, 2017

Science and activism have an intertwined history-in the antebellum period and today....
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Edited and introduced by Johanna Ortner, doctoral student in Afro-American Studies

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

New pubication: Frances Ellen Watkins (Harper)’s Forest Leaves (ca. 1846) as the latest installment of Just Teach One: Early African American Print on Common-Place: The Journal of Early American...
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Chester Davis Scholarship Fund

Friday, October 21, 2016

Please click here to give to the Chester Davis Scholarship Fund.
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Forty Years After: Chinua Achebe and Africa in the Global Imagination

Wednesday, May 18, 2016

On February 18, 1975, the great African writer Chinua Achebe presented a Chancellor’s Lecture at the University of Massachusetts, entitled ‘An Image of Africa: Racism in Conrad’s Heart of Darkness....
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Professor Steve Tracy to be Inducted into the Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi

Tuesday, May 3, 2016

The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi is pleased to announce that Steve Tracy of Amherst, MA will be initiated into Phi Kappa Phi, the nation's oldest and most selective collegiate honor society for...
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