Humanities Forum

Toyin Falola: The Contemporary African Immigrant Communities in the U.S.

Humanities Forum — W. E. B. Du Bois Lecture Toyin Falola: The Contemporary African Immigrant Communities in the U.S. Wednesday, November 8, 7 – 8:30 p.m. UC Ballroom A substantial number of citizens of continental Africa now live in the United States. Toyin Falola examines the differences in migratory trends between enforced and voluntary migration …

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Panel Discussion on “Slavery by Another Name”

Humanities Forum Monday, February 9 | 4:30 p.m. Dr. Spencer Crew, Robinson Professor of American, African American, and Public History, George Mason University   Albin O. Kuhn Library Gallery  The film Slavery By Another Name explores a reality that often went unacknowledged: a huge system of forced, unpaid labor, mostly affecting Southern black men, that lasted from …

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On Hip Hop, Race, and Politics: The Way We Talk About Things

Humanities Forum Thursday, March 6 | 7:30 p.m. “On Hip Hop, Race and Politics: The Way we Talk about Things” Jay Smooth, Hip hop culture critic, Ill Doctrine; and radio host, the Underground Railroad on WBAI 99.5 FM University Center Ballroom The annual Daphne Harrison Lecture is sponsored by Critical Social Justice, the Women’s Center; …

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Electric Orisha: Race, Media and Travel in Transnational Santeria

Humanities Forum Thursday, September 26 | 4:00 p.m. “Electric Orisha: Race, Media and Travel in Transnational Santeria,” Aisha M. Beliso-DeJesus, Assistant Professor of African American Religions, Harvard Divinity School University Center, Room 310 Africana Studies Research Colloquium This Humanities Forum is sponsored by the Africana Studies Department and co-sponsored with the Dresher Center for the …

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American Challenges for World Peace in the 21st Century

Wednesday, November 14, 7:00 p.m. University Center Ballroom Dr. Horace G. Campbell, Professor of African American Studies and Political Science, Syracuse University “American Challenges for World Peace in the 21st Century” 34th Annual W.E.B. DuBois Lecture Sponsored by the Department of  Africana Studies Co-sponsored with the Humanities Forum Prof. Campbell will examine current U. S. …

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