Author Archives: Conseula Francis

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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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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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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2011-2012 AAST Awards

Call for Nominations The African American Studies Program is now accepting nominations for the 2011-2012 Awards Ceremony, which will take place on April 10, 6:30-8:00, at the Avery Research Center. The awards and their descriptions are below.  African American Studies … Continue reading

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2012 Black History Month Events

 Word, Shout, Song: Lorenzo Dow Turner Connecting Communities through Language Avery Research Center ~ Now until April This semester the Avery Research Center features the Smithsonian Institution’s Anacostia Community Museum’s exhibit on the life and work of linguist Lorenzo Dow … Continue reading

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