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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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Adeyemi Oduwole’s internship at the Laboratory of Molecular Anthropology, at the University of Pennsylvania

In 2013, the remains for 36 likely African and African-descendant individuals were found during renovations at the Gaillard Center.  These burials date to the 1760s-1800.  Dr. Ade Ofunniyin (African American Studies) and Joanna Gilmore (Sociology and Anthropology), adjuncts at the … Continue reading

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New African American Studies Course: The Life and Writings of James Baldwin

The African American Studies Program will be offering a new course in the Fall 2018 semester, “The Life and Writings of James Baldwin.” This is a pilot course for a variable topics seminar, “The Africana Intellectual Tradition,” which will be … Continue reading

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Statement Condemning White Supremacist Violence in Charlottesville – African American Studies Faculty

  The white supremacist and white nationalist violence that erupted in Charlottesville last weekend made visible, with terrifying clarity, a truth at the heart of US history: white power, when confronted with threats, real or imagined, reacts with violence and … Continue reading

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2017 ExCEL Awards

The annual Excellence in Collegiate Education and Leadership (ExCEL) Awards program honors members of the College and community who promote excellence and contribute to the College’s core values of diversity and inclusion. The 2017 Outstanding Faculty of the Year for … Continue reading

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AAST Faculty Respond to the Attack on Emanuel AME Church

On June 17, 2015 Mother Emanuel AME Church was the site of an act of vicious, racist terror. We, along with our families, friends, and neighbors, are grieving, and we speak the names of those we’ve lost: Cynthia Hurd Rev. … Continue reading

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Dedication of Little Free Library, North Campus Tomorrow!

https://blogs.cofc.edu/addlestonereport/2015/05/05/dedication-of-little-free-library-north-campus-tomorrow/ Posted by: Joey | May 5, 2015 | No Comment | Please feel free to drop by the North Campus Wednesday May 6 at 9:30 AM, for the dedication of ourLittle Free Library. The Library was built and donated by … Continue reading

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Brandon Chapman to Attend Ralph Bunche Summer Institute at Duke University

Originally Posted by: wichmannkm | April 24, 2015 Political Science and African American Studies Double-Major Brandon Chapman will attend the Ralph Bunche Summer Institute (RBSI) at Duke University. This intensive five-week program is named in honor of the 1950 Nobel … Continue reading

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Theodore B. Guerard Lecture Series: Classics, Black Colleges, and Civil Rights

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Summer 2015 courses now posted.

Summer Courses have now been posted.  Please visit the Courses tab within this blog. Please note that March 15 is the deadline to Study Abroad in Barbados this summer with Dr. Anthony Greene and Jon Hale! Check out the Tumblr page from … Continue reading

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