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  • 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."

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  • 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.

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  • Blood, Sweat, and Tears

    New publication by Professor Derrick White explores the legacy of Black college football. "Blood, Sweat, and Tears: Jake Gaither, Florida A&M, and the History of Black College Football"

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  • AAAS welcomes Shamell Bell

    Dr. Shamell Bell is a mother, community organizer, dancer/choreographer, and documentary filmmaker. Dr. Bell will be teaching in the department of Theater and the African and African American Studies program.


Recent Publications

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

    Ayo A. Coly

    University of Nebraska Press, 2019.

  • "Race"

    Trica Keaton

    Keywords for African American Studies (NYU, 2018)

  • Co-Editor of Haunt Journal

    Linette Park

    Haunt Journal of Art, Volume 5,

  • “The Twilight of Popular Revolutions”

    Marvin Chochotte

    The Journal of African American History, (Vol. 103, Summer 2018)