• Conference and Concert Remembering Peter Gomes: December 2nd

    The Tenth Anniversary Lyrica Dialogues at Harvard begins with an all-day conference in the Thompson Room, followed by a concert in Andover Chapel.

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  • Holiday Party with AAAS and CAS: December 6th

    Please join the Center for African Studies, the Hutchins Center for African & African American Research, and the Department of African and African American Studies to celebrate this holiday season.

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  • "Hidden Figures" Film Screening and Q&A: December 8th

    Featuring a discussion moderated by Evelynn Hammonds and Margot Lee Shetterly.

    This is a ticketed event (tickets are free).

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  • El Movimiento Afrodescendiente y los Estudios Afrolatinoamericanos: Dec 9th-10th

    El segundo de dos simposios patrocinados por el Instituto de Investigaciones Afrolatinoamericanas y por la Universidad de Cartagena.

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

On View Now! Sept 20 2016 - Jan 7 2017

The Cooper Gallery presents the evocative work of internationally acclaimed photography and video installation artist Carrie Mae Weems, recipient of the 2013 MacArthur “Genius” grant and the 2015 W. E. B. Du Bois Medal. 

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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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Childhood

Issue 121 Childhood considers symbolic and ideological deployments of black childhood and explores children’s lived experiences—from nineteenth century Yorubaland, to 1920s France, to present day Colombia, South Africa, and the United States.

 

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