Top Stories

  • Remembering Lorna Hill, Actor, Playwright, Poet, Teacher, Activist

    AAAS, the Department of Theater and the Dartmouth community are saddened to learn of the recent death of Lorna C. Hill '73. Ms. Hill was among the first Black women to graduate from Dartmouth and was a groundbreaking figure in Hanover, NH and the broader theatrical community.

    Lorna Hill
  • Converging Pandemics: Black Life in a State of Emergency

    Dr. Monica White Ndounou, Dept of Theater and Joshua Bennett of the Dept of English moderated a conversation with scholars Esther Armah, Ruha Benjamin, and Che Gossett on Wednesday, June 17. Sponsored by the Depts of AAAS and Theater.

    Converging Pandemics
  • The Ties that Bind: Slavery and Dartmouth

    The students in Professor Deborah King's "Lest We Forget: History, Collective Memory and Slavery at Dartmouth" explore the role played by the enslaved people of its first two presidents, and the College and Hanover as a site for the intellectual, moral and political debates surrounding slavery.

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  • Curating a National Black Theater Museum

    This class visited the National Museum of African American History and Culture and worked with Rauner Special Collections to curate an exhibit of their own. "It was everything that I should have been learning since I was put into the education system," Jelinda Metelus '22.

  • Black Quotidian

    Matthew Delmont, Sherman Fairchild Distinguished Professor of History, launches digital archive, "Black Quotidian: Everyday History in African-American Newspapers."

    Black Quotidian
  • Thurgood Marshall Dissertation Fellowship Now Open

    The Thurgood Marshall Dissertation Fellowship is accepting applications for top scholars working in any geographies and disciplines and interdisciplinary spaces across African Diaspora, African American, African, or Africana Studies.

    Thurgood Marshall

Recent Publications

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  • "Performance"

    Vaughn A. Booker

    The Immanent Frame, Social Science Research Council, 20 December 2019,

  • "Pulpit and Pew: African American Humor on Irreverent Religious Participation in John H. Johnson's Negro Digest, 1943–1950"

    Vaughn A. Booker

    Project Muse, Volume 8, No. 1, Penn State University Press, 2020,

  • Postcolonial Hauntologies: African Women's Discourses of the Female Body

    Ayo A. Coly

    University of Nebraska Press, 2019.

  • Co-Editor of Haunt Journal

    Linette Park

    Haunt Journal of Art, Volume 5,


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