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John L. Jackson, Jr.: Black Gods and Red Devils: Race, Religion and the Re-Imagining of Africana Subjectivity

Social Sciences Forum Monday, April 7 | 4:00 p.m. 7th Floor, Albin O. Kuhn Library & Gallery Co-sponsored with the Africana Studies Research Colloquium, Department of Africana Studies. Professor Jackson will discuss the African Hebrew Israelites of Jerusalem, a group of African Americans that emigrated from the United States to Israel in the 1960s. His …

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The Loving Story — Film Screening

Africana Studies, Albin O. Kuhn Library & Gallery, Humanities Forum Monday, February 10 | 12:00 – 1:30 p.m. Albin O. Kuhn Library Gallery Sponsored by the Department of Africana Studies and the Albin O. Kuhn Library and Gallery, and co-sponsored by the Dresher Center for the Humanities. The Loving Story, a documentary film, is a …

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The Loving Story — Panel Discussion

Africana Studies, Albin O. Kuhn Library & Gallery, Humanities Forum Tuesday, February 11 | 4:30 – 6:00 p.m. Albin O. Kuhn Library Gallery Sponsored by the Department of Africana Studies, the Albin O. Kuhn Library and Gallery and the National Endowment for the Humanities. Co-sponsored by the Dresher Center for the Humanities. The Loving Story, …

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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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W.E.B. Du Bois Fifty Years after the March on Washington

Social Sciences Forum, Humanities Forum November 13 |  7:00 p.m. “W.E.B. Du Bois Fifty Years after the March on Washington,” Dr. David Levering Lewis, Professor of History, New York University University Center Ballroom This Annual Du Bois Lecture is co-sponsored by the Department of Africana Studies, the Department of History, the Department of American Studies, the …

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Constitutional Principles and The Double Bind of Affirmative Action

Social Sciences Forum Tuesday, September 17 | 4:00 p.m. “Constitutional Principles and The Double Bind of Affirmative Action,” Carla Pratt, Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and Professor, Penn State University, Dickinson School of Law Albin O. Kuhn Library, 7th floor This Social Sciences Forum is the Constitution Day Lecture, co-sponsored with the Departments of Political Science, Africana …

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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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