Mourning the Loss of Professor John H. Bracey, Jr.
We are sad to share the news that a pillar of our department and community, Professor John H. Bracey, Jr., recently joined the ancestors. Our community is shaken by this tremendous loss.
Maya Cunningham's Recent Publication
Friday, December 9, 2022
"Fishbowl Colonialism: The White Colonial Gaze on the Sound of Black America in Education." was published in New York University's Voices in Urban Education (VUE) journal (Spring/Summer 2022)....
John H. Bracey, Jr. Fellowship Fund Supports Graduate Students in Afro-American Studies
Wednesday, November 30, 2022
An endowed graduate fellowship has been established in honor of John H. Bracey, Jr., professor of Afro-American studies at UMass Amherst since 1972. The fund is now active. The John H. Bracey, Jr....
Black Panther: Wakanda Forever
Monday, November 14, 2022
Film Screening with the Du Bois Department...
AfroAm Spring 2023 Course Offerings
Tuesday, November 8, 2022
Du Bois Department Workshop Series
Thursday, October 13, 2022
"'Charles Porter Phelps, Citizen of the United States': Constructing Identity in the Transatlantic Trade" ...
Professors Shabazz and Lao-Montes Attended the Inauguration in Colombia
Wednesday, August 17, 2022
AMHERST, Mass. — UMass Amherst's Amilcar Shabazz, professor and graduate program director of Afro-American studies, and Agustin Lao-Montes, professor of Sociology and Afro-American studies, as well...