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Marcus Smith, PhD candidate, Awarded the Mellon/ALCS Dissertation Innovation Fellowship

We are pleased to share the amazing news that Marcus Smith, a PhD student in the W.E.B. Du Bois Department of Afro-American Studies, has been awarded a competitive Mellon/ACLS Dissertation Innovation Fellowship! We are incredibly proud of Marcus and look forward to the wonderful dissertation that will result from the support from this fellowship. You make the Du Bois Department proud! 

April 18, 2024
Fall 2023 Department Chair Message

Dear members of the Du Bois Department Family,

Our Fall 2023 semester is well underway, but I wanted to welcome everyone back and extend a warm welcome to the new members of our Du Bois family. As I begin my second year as Chair of the W.E.B. Du Bois Department of Afro-American Studies, I am grateful to be a part of a department with such an amazing history and reputation. Our faculty, students, and alumni have accomplished so much and continue to make the department proud. I hope to be able to foster our continued pursuit of excellence and commitment to making a positive difference in Black

January 5, 2024
Professor Bracey at the Civil Rights Summit

Professor Bracey at the Second Summit Civil Rights Summit in New Brunswick campus of Rutgers University

November 29, 2023
Edited and introduced by Johanna Ortner

Edited and introduced by Johanna Ortner, doctoral student in Afro-American Studies, has a new publication: Frances Ellen Watkins (Harper)’s Forest Leaves (ca. 1846)

November 28, 2023
Professor Steven Tracy appointed to Distinguished Overseas Professor

Distinguished Professor Steven Tracy has been appointed to Distinguished Overseas Professor

November 28, 2023
Northwestern Commemorates 1968 Takeover of Bursar's Office

Northwestern Commemorates 1968 Takeover of Bursar's Office

November 28, 2023
Rusert's Fugitive Science

Rusert's Fugitive Science on the Left of Black Podcast

November 28, 2023
Teach-in

Teach-in held in response to recent racist incidents at UMass

November 28, 2023
MLA announces book awards

Britt Rusert has received one of only two "Honorable Mentions" from the First Book Prize committee of the Modern Language Association for her book

November 28, 2023

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