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FALL 2018 AFRS NEWSLETTER

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THE 10TH DR. BERTHA MAXWELL-RODDEY DISTINGUISHED AFRICANA LECTURE: October 18, 2018

5:30-7:30pm --- McKnight Hall (Cone University Center) --- SPEAKER AND GUEST OF HONOR: Dr. Tara T. Green --- TITLE: “They saw everything that was going to happen”: Remembering the Middle Passage in Black Artistic Expressions of Resistance THE 10TH DR. BERTHA MAXWELL-RODDEY DISTINGUISHED AFRICANA LECTURE: October 18, 2018 Read more >>

Introducing AFRS Incoming Chair

We are very pleased to welcome Dr. Julia Jordan-Zachery as the incoming chair of the Department of Africana Studies. She is a graduate of the University of Connecticut where she earned her Ph.D. in Political Science in 1997. Dr. Jordan-Zachery has been a tenured full professor in the Department of Public and Community Service Studies Department at Providence College, RI since 2015, and has served... Introducing AFRS Incoming Chair Read more >>

Dr. Mixon named a Fulbright Scholar

Congratulations to Dr. Gregory Mixon (History and AFRS affiliate faculty) who has received a 2018-19 Fulbright U.S. Scholar grant to teach and conduct research in a Canadian institution. Named for Senator William Fulbright, the Fulbright Program aims to increase mutual understanding between the people of the United States and the people of other Countries. It is the flagship international... Dr. Mixon named a Fulbright Scholar Read more >>

Dr. Ogundiran inducted Visiting Fellow of Magdalene College

Dr. Akin Ogundiran was inducted as a Visiting Fellow of Magdalene College, University of Cambridge on May 17, 2018. This followed his election as a Yip fellow of the college last year, an honor that is bestowed annually on a distinguished American scholar. Established in 1428, Magdalene College is one of the oldest in the 31-collegiate system of the University of Cambridge. The induction ceremony... Dr. Ogundiran inducted Visiting Fellow of Magdalene College Read more >>