- Condolences - Jordan Gebre-Medhin
December 14, 2008
We are saddened to announce the passing of our beloved friend, colleague and mentor, Prof. Jordan Gebre-Medhin(July 21, 19944 – December 8, 2008)
- Congratulations - DAAS Major Jordan Clark
April 4, 2009
DAAS Major Jordan Clark has been selected as one of eight Presidential Scholars!!!
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- FALL 2009 winners of the Colorquest Competition
January 6, 2010
CONGRATULATIONS to Ariel Gendelman, Meredith McKelvey, Suzie Dearwester & Erlinda Edmonds, the FALL 2009 winners of the Colorquest Competition as part of Prof. Robin Chandler's ARTS in the AFRICAN DIASPORA course (AFRS 4500)!!!
COLORQUEST is a pedagogical tool in visual representation that asks students to uncover repre...sentations of people of color in the museum's collections using a clue sheet. COLORQUEST is based on Professor Robin Chandler's publication: "Colorquest(c): A museum pedagogy on ethnic self-identity, representation and cultural histories at the Boston MFA", International Journal of Education through Art, Violume 3 Number 3, 2007. [published by Intellect Books Ltd.]
- 2010 Pioneer Award
January 11, 2010
CONGRATULATIONS to Distinguished Artist in Residence, Prof. Ed Bullins who was recently selected as one of the recipients for the 2010 Pioneer Award by the W.E.B. DuBois Center in Great Barrington, MA!!!
- Living Legend Award - 2010
February 9, 2010
CONGRATULATIONS to Rev. Dr. Emmett G. Price III who will receive a "Living Legend Award" from the Boston Renaissance School on Friday, February 12 during a Black History Program. The award is given to a select cohort of individuals each year who have accomplished remarkable work in the community.
- Boston Black Theater Collective
February 16, 2010
The Boston Black Theater Collective will stage its first reading at
Jamaicaway Books in Jamaica Plain, MA with a series of short vignettes
by award winning playwright Ed Bullins and his company Roxbury
Crossroads Theatre, directed by Bobby Stevenson. The reading will take
place February 16, 2010 6:00 – 8:00 PM and is FREE ...and OPEN to the
Take advantage of this great opportunity to learn more about African American theater! You won't want to miss out!
- DAAS on Twitter!
February 24, 2010
The day has come! Follow the Department of African American Studies on Twitter!
- CONGRATULATIONS Saleena Abdur-Rashed
March 18, 2010
CONGRATULATIONS to DAAS Major, Saleena Abdur-Rashed on her impressive showing at the recent Seahawk Invitational (Track & Field). Salena won both the 100-meter hurdles and the 400-meter hurdles and was named Huntington News Player of the Week!!! CONGRATS Saleena!!!
- CONGRATULATIONS Prof. Robin Chandler
July 21, 2010
CONGRATULATIONS to Prof. Chandler on the forthcoming release of "Women, War and Violence: Personal Perspectives and Global Activism" co-edited by Prof. Chandler, Linda K. Fuller and Lihua Wang. The Book is published by Palgrave Macmillan and is set for release on August 31, 2010. The book includes an introduction, chapter and cover design by Prof. Chandler.
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- CONGRATULATIONS Prof. Leonard Brown
July 27, 2010
CONGRATULATIONS to Prof. Brown on the forthcoming release of "John Coltrane and Black America's Quest for Freedom: Spirituality and the Music." Published by Oxford University Press, this edited volume features chapters by some of the leading scholars in Black Music and Culture, including Prof. Brown.
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- DAAS WELCOMES Prof. Gia Barboza, Prof. Richard Wamai, Prof. Mindelyn Buford, II and Prof. Christopher Champbers!!!
September 14, 2010
- Professor Kwandwo Opoku-Agyemang visits DAAS!!!
September 20, 2010
Prof. Opoku-Agyemang, Department of English, University of Cape Coast visits various departmental classes during September 20-26, 2010.
- Teach For America - Jordan Clark and Michael Carter
January 27, 2011
CONGRATS to DAAS seniors Jordan Clark and Michael Carter who have been accepted into the Teach For America 2011 Corps. Jordan will be placed in Boston and Michael will be in Detroit. We are so proud of their commitment to the next generation!
- CONGRATS to our AAMARP on receiving a Boston City Council Citation for 34 years of community service
February 9, 2011
CONGRATS to AAMARP on receiving a Boston City Council Citation for 34 years of community service!!!
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