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Fire Fridays: The Cats Talk Back-Mini Concerts and Panel Discussions

Friday, April 23, 2021

The W.E.B. Du Bois Department of Afro-American Studies presents Fire Fridays: The Cats Talk Back - Mini Concerts and Panel Discussions on Hot Topics in Jazz. Friday April 23rd, April 30th, and May...
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Dr. Julia Charles Featured on MSNBC Podcast Into America

Thursday, February 18, 2021

With Pulitzer-Prize winning journalist, Trymaine Lee...

UMass Amherst Launches Black Presence Initiative

Tuesday, February 16, 2021

AMHERST, Mass. – The University of Massachusetts Amherst has launched a new Black Presence Initiative. The Initiative, spearheaded by the Office of Equity and Inclusion, is coordinating a series of...
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Professor Parker Receives NEH Fellowship

Tuesday, February 16, 2021

AMHERST, Mass.—The National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) recently announced $32.8 million in grants to support 213 humanities projects in 44 states, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico....
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Ximena Hurtado's Article in The Black Scholar

Tuesday, February 9, 2021

Black Girl Bodies: Notes on the Legacy of Colonialism in South America and the Urgency of a Black Liberation Project for Black Girls (The Black Scholar, 50:4, 18-29)...
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Dr. Julia Charles' First Book Publication

Thursday, January 14, 2021

That Middle World: Race, Performance, and the Politics of Passing...