• Fall Colloquium with Marixa Lasso: October 26th

    Our fall colloquium series continues on Wednesday, October 26th, as Marixa Lasso discusses Lost Towns of the Canal Zone, Erasing Modernity at the Panama Canal.

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  • "Effective/Defective James Baldwin": October 26th

    Please join Robert Reid-Pharr as he presents this year's Matthiessen Lecture.

    Co-sponsored with the Harvard University Committee on Degrees in Studies of Women, Gender, and Sexuality.

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  • Slaves and the Law - Comparative Questions and Approaches: October 28th & 29th

    The Afro-Latin American Research Institute's Working Group on Comparative Slavery will host their second workshop this fall at Brown University.

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  • 2016 Hutchins Center Honors

    Please click here for articles about this year's Hutchins Center Honors.


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  • Carrie Mae Weems: I once knew a girl...

    Fall 2016 Exhibition at the Cooper Gallery 

    On View September 20, 2016 - Jan 7, 2017

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Applications Available for 2017-2018

Applications for the 2017-2018 class of W. E. B. Du Bois Research Institute Fellows are now online. Deadline: January 23, 2017.

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Classic Crates

This year, the Loeb Music Library at Harvard University, in collaboration with the Hiphop Archive & Research Institute, began its archive of 200 of the most influential hiphop albums.

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William Julius Wilson, along with his colleagues Lawrence D. Bobo, Matthew Desmond, Devah Pager, Robert Sampson, Mario Small, and Bruce Western has launched a major new project at the Hutchins Center.

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