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2018 President’s Report

Patricia Williams Lessane was featured in the 2018 President’s Report! Check out the full report HERE!

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Podcast with Mari Crabtree

Episode 3 – Watching Films Critically with Mari Crabtree Check out the podcast by Michael Overholt as he talked with Mari Crabtree (Assistant Professor in African American Studies) about her film festival “Afrofuturism on Film.”

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African American Studies Student Art Competition

African American Studies Student Art Competition Are you a student artist at the College of Charleston in search of new inspiration and an opportunity to showcase your work? Then the African American Studies Program has just the opportunity for you! … Continue reading

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Spring 2019 Newsletter!

African American Studies Spring 2019 Newsletter is finally out!

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African American Studies Spring 2019 Film Festival: Afrofuturism on Film

The African American Studies Spring 2019 Film Festival, “Afrofuturism on Film,” will feature four evenings of films that assert that, regardless of whatever else the future holds, the future is most definitely and defiantly Black. Though the films in the … Continue reading

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Video Projects from Fall 2018 courses!

Check out these awesome video projects from students in Professor Matheny’s Hip-Hop: Evolution and Impact from Fall 2018! Check out these projects from students in Professor Matheny’s Intro. to African American Studies courses from Fall 2018!

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Study Abroad in Jamaica highlighted

CofC’s Center for International Education highlighted the upcoming African American Studies study abroad program scheduled for summer 2019! Check out the newsletter here!

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Fall 2018 AAST Newsletter

African American Studies Fall 2018 Newsletter is finally out! Check it out here! 

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Professor Sami Schalk to Deliver the 2018–2019 Conseula Francis Emerging Scholar Lecture

The late Conseula Francis (1973–2016), the former director of the African American Studies Program, was deeply committed to mentoring and supporting junior faculty, and one of the many ways in which she championed the work of junior scholars in the … Continue reading

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Russian Studies Alumna Deniz Houston interns at the World Cup in Russia

How CofC Helped One Alumna Get to The World Cup

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