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  • Barber Shop Chronicles

    National Theatre's Barber Shop Chronicles - at the Hopkins Center - Thu–Sat • Jan 17–19
    African men find community—and grooming—across two continents in this life-affirming blockbuster from the UK’s top theater.

    Barber Shop Chronicles
  • Professor featured in American Theatre Magazine

    Dr. Monica White Ndounou was recently interviewed by American Theatre Magazine in a piece focused on her work as the host and convener of the 2018 International Black Theatre Summit, which took place at Dartmouth College last September.

    Black Theater Summit
  • Postcolonial Hauntologies

    Professor Ayo Coly's "Postcolonial Hauntologies: African Women’s Discourses of the Female Body" to be published July 2019.

    Postcolonial Hauntologies cover
  • "God's Spirit Lives in Me"

    Professor Vaughn Booker's recent article in Nova Religio explores the work of the Rev. Charleszetta “Mother” Waddles (1912–2001) who sought to reshape and repurpose the spiritual rhetoric of New Thought theology—especially the concept of “positive thinking”.

  • Afro/Black Paris - Future/Past Symposium, April 27-28

    Afro/Black Paris Future/Past Symposium held in April.  Inspiring symposium convened by Professor Trica Keaton included both global and local scholars and artists.  Panelists and participants contemplated history, the present and topics for future consideration.

Recent Publications

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  • "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)

  • "'God's Spirit Lives in Me': Metaphysical Theology in Charleszetta 'Mother' Waddles’ Urban Mission to the Poor"

    Vaughn A. Booker

    Nova Religio: The Journal of Alternative and Emergent Religions, Vol. 22 No. 1, August 2018; (pp. 5-33)


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