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May 25, 2017
Laura Barraclough has won two grants from the Yale Digital Humanities Lab and the Antipode Foundation for her ongoing public/digital humanities project, “A People’s Guide,”...
November 21, 2016
Jonathan Holloway, dean of Yale College and the Edmund S. Morgan Professor of African American Studies, History, and American Studies, will become the next provost of...
October 31, 2016
We are pleased to announce Lucy Caplan, a PhD student in American Studies and African American Studies, has been awarded the distinguished 2016 Stephen and Cynthia Rubin...
August 31, 2016
Whenever a professional athlete speaks out against injustice and oppression, fans split between those who celebrate it as an act of courage and those who dismiss it as...
August 29, 2016
American Studies extends a warm welcome to our new colleague, Tavia Nyong’o.  Professor Nyong’o is a renowned scholar of the African diaspora, performance studies...
August 14, 2016
Charles Musser co-curator with Jackie Stewart (University of Chicago) of Pioneers of African American Cinema just got a lot of attention, in particularly by the NY Times. To...
June 11, 2016
Zareena Grewal discusses Muhammad Ali’s life and legacy on CCTV. To listen to short interview on CCTV News, visit: https://youtu.be/bypQM4RjCkM.    

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