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A vibrant place for the study of the African diaspora within the larger academic community.

Upcoming Events

Kellogg Lecture: Rethinking Black Mobilization in Latin America: Lessons from Brazil

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Hesburgh Center C103

The Kellogg Institute welcomes Tianna PaschelAssociate Professor of Sociology and African American Studies, at the University of California Berkeley.

Black mobilization in Latin America has long been cast as a story of absence. Both scholars who saw the region as a kind of racial paradise and those that challenged such characterizations agreed that effective black mobilization was not likely. In this talk, Paschel deploys examples of recent mobilization by Brazil’s black movement to rethink the nature, challenges, and outcomes of black mobilization in this region. She suggests that even while there have been many impediments to successful mobilization, black movements have reconfigured their respective states and societies in both expected and unexpected ways. …

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The Africana Studies Club Presents: Research Symposium 2019

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500 Main Building

The Africana Studies Club is proud to present Research Symposium 2019! The Research Symposium is an event designed to foster collaboration between students and faculty centered around their respective research endeavors. We invite faculty, staff, and students of all years who have completed research projects, are in the midst of completing research, or are simply interested in seeing what research can look like. No matter what stage your research is in, we want to hear about it! The Africana Studies Club is excited to provide an inclusive space for members and supporters of the Africana community to share their research that may or may not be centered around Africana Studies. Again, you do not have to conduct Africana Studies research to participate! Even if you have no interest in research at all, come and support your peers and mentors in sharing their interests! …

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Creative Writing Reading Series ft. LaTasha Diggs

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Snite Auditorium

Interdisciplinary poet and sound artist LaTasha N. Nevada Diggs was born and raised in Harlem. She studied at the Borough of Manhattan Community College and earned an MA at New York University and an MFA at California College of the Arts.
 
Diggs’s work is truly hybrid: languages and modes are grafted together and furl out insistently from each bound splice. In a review of TwERK

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