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Crystal Webster (Ph.D., 2017) accepts position at University of Texas

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...

AFROAM 390D Langston Hughes (AL,U)

Monday, January 15, 2018

Spring 2018 Course Offering  Professor Steven Tracy MWF 12:20-1:10 p.m. Readings, videos, recordings and LIVE MUSIC!!    

The Art of Curating

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.

Dr. Julia Bernier Receives Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowship at Georgetown University

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...

Dr. Jacinta Saffold Receives Mellon/ACLS Public Postdoctoral Fellowship

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...

Distinguished Professor Steven Tracy has been appointed to Distinguished Overseas Professor

Tuesday, July 25, 2017

A Distinguished Overseas Professor is a title and honor the Chinese Ministry of Education give to a foreign professor with internationally-recognized academic achievement and influence in a...