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Cooper Gallery Opens
Visual Arts

Cooper Gallery Opens

The Ethelbert Cooper Gallery of African & African American Art opened Tuesday night at the Hutchins Center for African & African American Research after a discussion with curators David Adjaya and Mariane Ibrahim-Lenhart. The Pigozzi Contemporary Art Collection will be on view Oct. 21, 2014 through Jan. 8.

Panel Before Gallery Opening
Visual Arts

Panel Before Gallery Opening

The Ethelbert Cooper Gallery of African & African American Art opened Tuesday night at the Hutchins Center for African & African American Research after a discussion with curators David Adjaya and Mariane Ibrahim-Lenhart, moderated by Henry Louis Gates.

Cooper Gallery
Af Am Department

Cooper Gallery

The Ethelbert Cooper Gallery of African & African American Art opened Tuesday night at the Hutchins Center for African & African American Research after a discussion with curators David Adjaya and Mariane Ibrahim-Lenhart. The Pigozzi Contemporary Art Collection will be on view October 21, 2014 through January 8, 2014.

Cooper Gallery Opens
Af Am Department

Cooper Gallery of African & African American Art Opens

Henry Louis Gates, Jr. helped celebrate the gallery's opening before the first visitors went to 104 Mt. Auburn St.

Revolutionary Women
Af Am Department

Revolutionary Women

Vanderbilt professor Hortense Spillers speaks in the Barker Center on Tuesday afternoon about revolutionary women in history as part of the W.E.B. Du Bois Lecture Series sponsored by the Hutchins Center for African and African American Research.

Future of the EU
Food and Drink

Today in Photos (10/15/2014)

Revolutionary Women
Race

Scholar Relates Slavery, Feminism in Du Bois Lecture

Vanderbilt English professor Hortense Spillers connected the stories of 18th century female slaves to the modern feminist movement in the first installment of her W.E.B. Du Bois Lecture Series.

Oprah Winfrey
Events

Eight Celebrities Honored with W.E.B. Du Bois Medal

This year's group of winners, included Oprah Winfrey, Congressman John L. Lewis, and Maya Angelou, among others.

We Made It
Ethnic or Cultural Groups

Scholar Speaks on Influence of African American Muslims

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.

Hammonds on Sabbatical
College

Out of Spotlight, Hammonds Quietly Prepares for New Research Initiative

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.

Meanings of Mandela
Af Am Department

Committee on African Studies Commemorates Mandela Three Months After Death

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
Af Am Department

Glenn H. Hutchins

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.

Du Bois Institute announces fellows
Af Am Department

Hutchins Center Announces 15 Du Bois Fellows

The new fellows will join five others who have been in residence with the program since the beginning of the fall term.

Af Am Department

Af-Am Professors Reflect on Mandela’s Legacy at Harvard

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.

W.E.B. Du Bois Medal
Race

Six Celebrities Awarded W.E.B. Du Bois Medal

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.

Data Sculpture
Visual Arts

Painting by the Numbers: Data Visualization

School at School
Columns

What We Forget About School: School

Head of the Charles
Men's Crew

Head of the Charles 2014

Understanding Faith
Columns

Understanding Faith