Upcoming Events

When Birds Refused to Fly

Sat, Oct 19, 2019, 2:00 pm
Hearst Choreographer-in-Residence Olivier Tarpaga, artistic director of Nomad Express International MultiArts Festival in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, presents this new work that uses a soundtrack created by the choreographer’s father’s band to visually connect the 1960s Sub-Saharan African independence movements to the painful fight for Civil...
Audience: Public / Open To All

When Birds Refused to Fly

Sat, Oct 19, 2019, 8:00 pm
Hearst Choreographer-in-Residence Olivier Tarpaga, artistic director of Nomad Express International MultiArts Festival in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, presents this new work that uses a soundtrack created by the choreographer’s father’s band to visually connect the 1960s Sub-Saharan African independence movements to the painful fight for Civil...
Location: Hearst Dance Theater
Audience: Public / Open To All

When Birds Refused to Fly

Sun, Oct 20, 2019, 2:00 pm
Hearst Choreographer-in-Residence Olivier Tarpaga, artistic director of Nomad Express International MultiArts Festival in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, presents this new work that uses a soundtrack created by the choreographer’s father’s band to visually connect the 1960s Sub-Saharan African independence movements to the painful fight for Civil...
Audience: Public / Open To All

2019-2020 Faculty-Graduate Seminar Featuring Jerome Harris (Housing Works)

Wed, Oct 23, 2019, 4:30 pm
As our media-saturated culture exhausts every possible angle of consuming race, a new generation of scholars, activists, and artists has turned to investigating the structuring conditions of how blackness is experienced in everyday life.
Location: Barfield - Johnson Seminar Room (201), Stanhope Hall
Audience: Graduate Students
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"Race for Profit" Book Talk with Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor & Imani Perrry

Wed, Oct 23, 2019, 6:00 pm
Join us for a discussion with two eminent African American Studies Scholars of how exploitative real estate practices continued well after housing discrimination was banned.
Location: Labyrinth Books Princeton
Audience: Public / Open To All

a thread, a hair, a lineage

Thu, Oct 24, 2019, 4:30 pm
A special AAS 349 Course Event. Professor Sonya Clark’s work draws from the legacy of crafted objects and the embodiment of skill. As an African American artist, craft is a means to honor her lineage and expand notions of both American-ness and art. Clark is a professor in the Department of Art and the History of Art at Amherst College in Western...
Location: McCormick Hall, Room 106
Audience: Public / Open To All
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Princeton Public Library and the Paul Robeson House Present: Eddie Glaude & Steve Shapiro in Conversation

Tue, Nov 12, 2019, 6:00 pm
Location: Labyrinth Books Princeton
Audience: Public / Open To All
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2019-2020 Faculty-Graduate Seminar Featuring Tanisha C. Ford (University of Delaware)

Wed, Nov 13, 2019, 4:30 pm
As our media-saturated culture exhausts every possible angle of consuming race, a new generation of scholars, activists, and artists has turned to investigating the structuring conditions of how blackness is experienced in everyday life.
Audience: Faculty & Staff, Graduate Students, Alumni
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2019-2020 Faculty-Graduate Seminar Featuring Kortney Ryan Ziegler, Ph.D.

Wed, Dec 11, 2019, 4:30 pm
As our media-saturated culture exhausts every possible angle of consuming race, a new generation of scholars, activists, and artists has turned to investigating the structuring conditions of how blackness is experienced in everyday life.
Audience: Faculty & Staff, Graduate Students, Alumni
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2020-2021 Postdoctoral Positions Application

Fri, Dec 13, 2019, 11:59 pm
The Department of African American Studies at Princeton University invites applications from pre-tenure scholars and recent Ph.D. graduates in all disciplines for two postdoctoral or more senior research positions. These positions will be awarded for the academic year 2020-2021 to emerging scholars who will devote their nine-month residency at...
Audience: Graduate Students

PIIRS Undergraduate Fellowship

Sun, Dec 15, 2019 (All day)

The Princeton Institute for International and Regional Studies (PIIRS) administers a program aimed at facilitating summer international research for the senior thesis. These fellowships are available to students working in any discipline who are about to begin the second semester of their junior year on campus, and are interested in conducting...

Audience: Undergraduate Students

2019-2020 Faculty-Graduate Seminar Featuring Jomo Tariku (Designer)

Wed, Feb 12, 2020 (All day)
As our media-saturated culture exhausts every possible angle of consuming race, a new generation of scholars, activists, and artists has turned to investigating the structuring conditions of how blackness is experienced in everyday life.
Audience: Faculty & Staff, Graduate Students, Alumni
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2019-2020 Faculty-Graduate Seminar Featuring Toni L. Griffin (Harvard University)

Wed, Feb 26, 2020 (All day)
As our media-saturated culture exhausts every possible angle of consuming race, a new generation of scholars, activists, and artists has turned to investigating the structuring conditions of how blackness is experienced in everyday life.
Audience: Faculty & Staff, Graduate Students, Alumni
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2019-2020 Faculty-Graduate Seminar Featuring Sara Zewde (Studio Zewde)

Wed, Mar 11, 2020 (All day)
As our media-saturated culture exhausts every possible angle of consuming race, a new generation of scholars, activists, and artists has turned to investigating the structuring conditions of how blackness is experienced in everyday life.
Audience: Faculty & Staff, Graduate Students, Alumni
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2019-2020 Faculty-Graduate Seminar Featuring Korey Garibaldi (University of Notre Dame)

Wed, Mar 25, 2020 (All day)
  Black Design: History, Theory & Practice

We explore what it means to “do” Black Studies in practice-based fields.

Audience: Faculty & Staff, Graduate Students, Alumni
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2019-2020 Faculty-Graduate Seminar Featuring TreaAndrea Russworm (University of Massachusetts)

Wed, Apr 8, 2020 (All day)
As our media-saturated culture exhausts every possible angle of consuming race, a new generation of scholars, activists, and artists has turned to investigating the structuring conditions of how blackness is experienced in everyday life.
Audience: Faculty & Staff, Graduate Students, Alumni
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2019-2020 Faculty-Graduate Seminar Featuring Antionette D. Carroll (Creative Reaction Lab)

Wed, Apr 15, 2020 (All day)
As our media-saturated culture exhausts every possible angle of consuming race, a new generation of scholars, activists, and artists has turned to investigating the structuring conditions of how blackness is experienced in everyday life.
Audience: Faculty & Staff, Graduate Students, Alumni
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2019-2020 Faculty-Graduate Seminar Featuring Akira Drake Rodriguez (University of Pennsylvania)

Wed, Apr 22, 2020 (All day)
As our media-saturated culture exhausts every possible angle of consuming race, a new generation of scholars, activists, and artists has turned to investigating the structuring conditions of how blackness is experienced in everyday life.
Audience: Faculty & Staff, Graduate Students, Alumni
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