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W.E.B. Du Bois Department of Afro-American Studies
Graduate Student Spring Symposium
April 19th, 2019
Amherst Room, Campus Center, UMass Amherst
As we approach the 50-year anniversary of the field of Black Studies in the American academy this symposium will celebrate the past while anticipating the future of Black Studies.
Monday, March 19, 2018
Dr. Crystal Webster has accepted a tenure-track position as an Assistant Professor of History at the University of Texas, San Antonio. She will be teaching African American history, early American...
Monday, January 15, 2018
Spring 2018 Course Offering Professor Steven Tracy MWF 12:20-1:10 p.m. Readings, videos, recordings and LIVE MUSIC!!
Tuesday, December 5, 2017
5 Takes on African Art: Exploring the Charles Derby Collection Kiara Hill is a doctoral student in the Afro-American Studies Department, UMass Amherst. Read the full article in the UMass Magazine.
Tuesday, August 29, 2017
Dr. Julia Bernier, Ph.D. 2017, has received a Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowship for the Study of Slavery at Georgetown University for the 2017-2018 academic year. She will support research related to...
Monday, August 28, 2017
Dr. Jacinta R. Saffold, Ph.D. 2017, has been awarded a Mellon/ACLS (American Council of Learned Societies) Public Fellows postdoctoral appointment. She will serve as the Associate Director of...
Tuesday, July 25, 2017
Springfield, Massachusetts, was a big abolitionist hub during the days of the Underground Railroad — not that many people know this....