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Zaheer Ali ’94, scholar and former vice president of the Harvard Islamic Society and the Black Students Association, spoke about the increasing influence of African American Muslims on American culture at a talk at the Barker Center Thursday evening.
Nine months after she left University Hall and her tenure as dean of Harvard College, Evelynn M. Hammonds is laying the groundwork for a new research initiative and her return to the classroom.
Three months after the globally televised memorial for Nelson Mandela, the Harvard University Committee on African Studies commemorated the South African leader’s legacy at Sanders Theatre Tuesday evening.
Glenn H. Hutchins '77, a leading University donor and co-chair of the Harvard Campaign, applauds medalists at the W.E.B. Du Bois Medal ceremony in October 2013.
The new fellows will join five others who have been in residence with the program since the beginning of the fall term.
Faculty members in the African and African American Studies Department said that the University should honor Mandela’s legacy and strengthen its commitment to reduce inequality.
A crowd packed Sanders Theatre to capacity Wednesday afternoon as the University celebrated the launch of the Hutchins Center for African and African American Research by conferring the W.E.B. Du Bois medal on six celebrity recipients.
If you’ve got tickets to the star-studded Du Bois ceremony, go to that! If not, go take a nap on the grass in the Yard or something!
The gift from donor Glenn H. Hutchins ’77 will financially unite seven existing initiatives and fund a handful of new programs in the field.
In a recent assignment for her sophomore tutorial, African and African American Studies concentrator Yasmin Rawlins ’15 trekked to Merengue, a Dominican restaurant in Roxbury, to interview the owners.
Upperclassmen and freshmen alike were drawn to the African and African American Studies Advising Fortnight event “Savoring Success” on Wednesday evening, which used alumni stories to inform potential concentrators about career opportunities open to undergraduates who study in the department.
Harlem Shake: if you’ve seen one, you've basically seen them all.
9th Wonder sees himself as a not only an artist, but also a mix between educator, curator, and librarian.
Minorities lag in production and consumption of digital media, a worrisome trend as the media play an ever-growing role in society, a communications expert said Tuesday at a talk hosted by Harvard’s W.E.B. Du Bois Institute for African and African American Studies.