Announcements
  • Congratulations to Professor Jennifer Hamer, the new Chair of American Studies.
  • Congratulations to Professor Randal Jelks on his promotion to full professor.

AAAS Sponsored & Co-Sponsored Events

  • Aug. 26 - 7:30 p.m. Alderson, “The Moving Ground: Money and Migration after the Haiti Earthquake” Jonathan Katz
  • Sept. 8 - 11:30 a.m. LHC, Semple Brownbag (every 2nd Mon.) James Baker
  • Sept. 8 - 3:30 p.m. Hall Center, Place, Race, and Space – Hall Center Seminar, Beverly Mack “Creating a Spiritual Past: African American Heritage Connections to West African Islam”
  • Sept. 17 - 11:00 a.m. - 12:30p.m. Lied Center Pavilion - MBIRA, Shona Musical Performance
  • Sept. 25 - 7:00 p.m. Alderson - Marwa Africana Lecture Series, Fred Harris “Barack Obama and the Future of Black Politics”
  • Oct. 2, 4 p.m. David W. Blight “My Pen, My  Voice, My Vote: Frederick Douglass’s Desperate Ambitions in the Age of the Civil War.”, Tuttle Lect
  • Oct. 23 - 6:30 p.m. Alderson - Make It Funky
Student Spotlight


Noemi Tracy

Noemi Tracy was selected to receive a fellowship to attend the American Alliance of Museums Annual Meeting & MuseumExpo in Seattle, Washington, May 18-21. Read more

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