Posts tagged: African American Studies - Diverse
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A Scholar Without Borders

by Pearl Stewart | June 12, 2018 As chair of the African American studies department and the Carlos Montezuma Professor of Perfo Read more

Academics Remember Renowned Literary Scholar Marcellus Blount

by | May 7, 2018
Former students and professional colleagues are mourning the death of Dr. Marcellus Blount, a w [...] Read more

Pioneering Historian Mines Black Women’s History

by | March 6, 2018
As a young professor at Purdue University in the early 1970s, Dr. Darlene Clark Hine was confro [...] Read more

Arizona’s James a Pioneer in Inclusion Initiatives

by | February 11, 2018
Dr. Stanlie James began her career as an innovative scholar of Black feminism and international [...] Read more

Emerging Scholar Profile: Curry and the Relevance of Philosophy

by | January 25, 2018
Having grown up in a working-class family in Lake Charles, La., Dr. Tommy Curry is no stranger [...] Read more

Tuskegee’s New African-American Studies Minor Crosses Disciplinary Lines

by | January 17, 2018
Tuskegee University will introduce an African-American studies minor this fall. [...] Read more

Scholar Studies the Complexity of Black Identity

by Gia Savage | November 28, 2017
Dr. Robert Patterson’s passion for education began early. As a young child, he carried a clip [...] Read more

Temple’s Renaming Decision: Africology Becomes a Department

by | November 5, 2017
A leading scholar at Temple University was successful in convincing university officials and th [...] Read more

Princeton Professor Cancels Lectures After Speech Leads to Threats

by Associated Press | June 1, 2017
TRENTON, N.J. — A Princeton University professor says she canceled lectures this week after r [...] Read more

Glaude’s Book Examines Devaluing of Black Lives

by Jamal Eric Watson | March 30, 2016
Text examines how Black lives continue to be rendered insignificant in an era when many thought [...] Read more

Penn State to Offer Course About Shooting in Ferguson

by Jamal Eric Watson | March 22, 2015
Penn State University is the latest institution to offer a course about the tragic events that [...] Read more