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Publications by Dr. Anthony D. Greene

We are proud to announce the two following publications by Dr. Anthony D. Greene, an assistant professor in the African American Studies Program. The first publication is “You Must Learn: How Racial and Ethnic Socialization Affirms Black Identity among Black … Continue reading

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Faculty in the News

Dr. Bernard Powers spent time with Pharrell Williams earlier this month during Williams trip to Charleston. Check out the ABC 4 News article here http://abcnews4.com/archive/during-tour-of-charleston-pharrell-realizes-ancestors-probably-came-through-harbor-during-slave-trade

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Wearing Smiles, Wearing Masks

Wearing Smiles, Wearing Masks Prof. Mari N. Crabtree assistant professor of African American Studies I am a historian, and so I have no illusions about whether the past often rhymes with the present or whether the past intrudes upon the … Continue reading

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Summer ’16 Student Spotlight

During the Summer 2016 Aisha Gallion, who is double majoring in African American Studies and Anthropology, participated in the Moore Undergraduate Research Apprentice Program (MURAP) at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. This program is a graduate-level research … Continue reading

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The passing of Dr. Conseula Francis, Professor and Associate Provost

Some words from Brian McGee, Provost and Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs.   Much time will rightly be spent reflecting on Conseula’s many accomplishments at the College.  Like many of you, I mourn her loss as a friend, as … Continue reading

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My Soul is a Witness: Theorizing Racial Violence with the Blues

This semester we’re continuing a series of informal talks with faculty discussing their current research. All talks will take place in the African American Studies conference room, located in Education Center Suite 207, room D. March 11 —Mari Crabtree, African … Continue reading

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Multicultural Holiday Celebration (Nov 22) from 11-1

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Position Announcement

The African American Studies Program at the College of Charleston is soliciting applications for a Visiting Assistant Professor position for the 2013-2014 academic year.  Area of specialization is open. The candidate must demonstrate the ability to teach Introduction to African … Continue reading

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MOJA Arts Festival: September 27 – October 7, 2012

2012 marks Charleston’s 29th annual MOJA Arts Festival: A Celebration of African-American and Caribbean Arts. Selected as one of the Southeast Tourism Society’s Top 20 events for many different years, the 2012 MOJA Arts Festival promises an exciting line-up of … Continue reading

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Summer 2012/Fall 2012 Courses

Summer 2012 Course Number Course Name Day(s) Time Term Professor AAST 300 Barbados and the Black Atlantic STUDY ABROAD   Maymester Roneka Matheny AAST 300 Caribbean Social Movements and Immigration STUDY ABROAD   Maymester Robert Chase AAST 300 Black Bodies … Continue reading

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