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.
Spotlight Scholar: Professor James Smethurst
Friday, October 16, 2020
Black Arts Matter...
'You Need to Leave Now, Ma'am' by Dr. Carlyn Ferrari
Thursday, September 24, 2020
See the full article from The Chronicle of Higher Education (9/8/20)....
Chester Davis Scholarship for AfroAm Majors
Monday, September 21, 2020
AfroAm majors are encouraged to apply for the Chester Davis Scholarship, a scholarship fund for undergraduate students established in honor of Professor Chester Davis, an early faculty member in...
Samba Soul & Civil Rights
Tuesday, September 8, 2020
Maya Cunningham's radio show Music In Culture: Sounds of the Black Experience was featured on a special broadcast in connection with the March On Washington on Fri. Aug 28th, 3-7 pm on WPFW 89.3 FM...
RBS-Mellon SoFCB Junior Fellows for 2020-22
Tuesday, August 18, 2020
Dr. Crystal Donkor and Dr. Jacinta Saffold have been selected as Junior Fellows of the Andrew W. Mellon Society of Fellows in Critical Bibliography (SoFCB) at Rare Book School, out of a highly...
Professor Smethurst's Book Release
Monday, July 20, 2020
Brick City Vanguard: Amiri Baraka, Black Music, Black Modernity (African American Intellectual History), by James Smethurst (University of Massachusetts Press, 2020)...