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Black Beauty Colloquium Oct 18, 2014 from 11:00 AM to 05:00 PM Nittany Lion Inn, Facutly Staff Club,
Facing Ferguson: A Teach-in on Race and State Violence Sep 30, 2014 from 06:30 PM to 08:30 PM Foster Auditorium, 102 Paterno Library,
Undergraduate Open House Sep 09, 2015 from 05:00 PM to 07:00 PM 118 Willard Building,
The Black Revolution on Campus: Radical Visions for Higher Education Sep 10, 2014 from 03:30 PM to 04:30 PM 216 Willard Building,
Marilyn Nelson to give 2014 Emily Dickinson Lecture Oct 22, 2014 from 07:30 PM to 09:00 PM Foster Auditorium, 102 Paterno Library,
Lecture, Julian Vasquez Heilig Nov 05, 2014 from 04:30 PM to 05:30 PM 216 Willard Building,
"The Revelations of Asher: Toward Supreme Love in Self" Sep 22, 2015 from 04:00 PM to 05:30 PM 216 Willard Building,
Preschool Politics: Mississippi's Black Freedom Struggle and a Radical Head Start Nov 17, 2015 from 03:30 PM to 05:00 PM 216 Willard Building,
"Anna Julia Cooper’s 'Lost' Writings: Shadow-Reading African American Literary History" Nov 09, 2015 from 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM 217 Willard Building,
Catalyst Quartet Sep 16, 2015 from 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM Eisenhower Auditorium Conference Room,
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Book Introduction: “The American Slave Coast: A History of the Slave-Breeding Industry” Oct 15, 2015 from 04:15 PM to 05:45 PM 216 Willard Building,
Kente Cloth and Graduation Celebration May 04, 2016 from 01:30 PM to 03:30 PM Alumni Lounge, Nittany Lion Inn,
Flooding the Promised Land: Ten Years After Katrina Oct 28, 2015 from 05:30 PM to 08:00 PM 151 Willard Building,
Holiday Gathering and Graduation Celebration (Kente Cloth Ceremony for Fall '15 Graduates) Dec 11, 2015 from 01:00 PM to 03:00 PM 216 Willard Building,
Workshop for majors and minors Apr 20, 2016 from 04:30 PM to 06:30 PM 118 Willard Building,
Applying to Graduate School Workshop for majors and minors Nov 18, 2015 from 05:00 PM to 07:00 PM 216 Willard Building,
"The Fire This Time: Citizenship, Civil Rights, and New Racisims in the 21st Century" Mar 25, 2016 from 09:00 AM to 05:00 PM Foster Auditorium, Paterno Library,
Workshop: Choosing the Dissertation Topic Apr 05, 2016 from 03:00 PM to 04:30 PM 118 Willard Building,
Welcome Back/Open House Sep 07, 2016 from 05:00 PM to 06:30 PM 118 Willard,
Lunch and Learn Sep 14, 2016 from 11:30 AM to 01:00 PM 216 Willard,
African American Studies Study Abroad Students' presentations
Academic Writing Workshop Oct 19, 2016 from 04:30 PM to 06:00 PM 118 Willard,
Applying to Graduate School Workshop Nov 16, 2016 from 05:00 PM to 06:00 PM 118 Willard,
African American Studies Holiday Gathering and Graduation Celebration (Kente Cloth Ceremony) Dec 09, 2016 from 04:30 PM to 06:00 PM 216 Willard,
African American Studies Workshop Feb 15, 2017 from 04:30 PM to 06:00 PM 118 Willard,
Movie Night Feb 17, 2017 from 06:00 PM to 09:00 PM 216 Willard,
African American Studies Resume and C.V. Workshop Mar 22, 2017 from 04:30 PM to 06:00 PM 118 Willard ,
African American Studies Signing Day Apr 21, 2017 from 04:00 PM to 07:00 PM 118 Willard,
"Black Affect[s], Queer Sensibilities: Corporealities of Contestation in Contemporary Black Diaspora Work" talk by Sarah Stefana Smith Oct 28, 2016 from 12:30 PM to 02:00 PM 118 Willard,
“Bodies in the Street: Racism, Nationalism, and Colin Kaepernick’s Refusal to Stand" talk by Abraham Khan Oct 21, 2016 from 12:00 PM to 01:30 PM
AnneMarie Mingo giving IAH Truth and Reconciliation Series Lecture: "Preaching with Their Feet: Black Women's Lived Theology during the Civil Rights Movement" Oct 06, 2016 from 07:00 PM to 08:00 PM Attic Room of the State Theatre,
Nan Woodruff and Dianna Freelon Foster giving IAH Truth and Reconciliation Series Lecture: "Pain in My Heart: Living with the Legacies of Everyday Violence in the Contemporary South" Oct 20, 2016 from 07:00 PM to 08:00 PM Attic Room of the Sate Theatre,
"Conversations with Dianna Freelon Foster on Community Organizing, School House to Jail House, Criminal Justice System, & LGBT Issues" Oct 19, 2016 from 12:00 PM to 02:00 PM 118 Willard Building,
Striking Poses: The Tensions of Black Refusal in a Photographic Frame" Talk with Tina Campt Nov 11, 2016 from 04:00 PM to 05:00 PM 118 Willard Building,
Kente Cloth Ceremony and Graduation Celebration May 04, 2017 from 01:30 PM to 03:30 PM Alumni Lounge, Nittany Lion Inn,
“Writing the History of Women in the Middle Passage: Gender, Slavery, and the Archive Problem” Talk by Jennifer Morgan Feb 09, 2017 from 03:30 PM to 05:30 PM 118 Willard Building,
Us vs. Them: Racism, Islamophobia and the Politics of Division Feb 20, 2017 from 06:00 PM to 08:00 PM Foster Auditorium, Paterno Library,
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Luncheon Discussion with Margaret Burnham Mar 17, 2017 from 12:15 PM to 02:00 PM Willard Building, 118,
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Charlottesville: What Happened? What Now? Sep 05, 2017 from 06:00 PM to 08:00 PM Foster Auditorium,
A PANEL DISCUSSION FEATURING: Cynthia Young Department Head, African American Studies, Associate Professor of English and African American Studies Abraham Khan Assistant Professor of African American Studies and Communication Arts and Sciences Courtney Desiree Morris Assistant Professor of African American Studies and Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Joshua Inwood Associate Professor of Geography and the Rock Ethics Institute Jeanine Staples Associate Professor of Education and African American Studies
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Strength & Struggles Virtual Summit from Sep 02, 2017 12:00 AM to Sep 22, 2017 12:00 AM
Rethinking Violence in African American History: History, Memory, Trauma from Oct 06, 2017 08:30 AM to Oct 07, 2017 05:00 PM Foster Auditorium, 102 Paterno Library, Penn State University Park,
Applying for External Funding Workshop Feb 17, 2016 from 04:30 PM to 06:30 PM 118 Willard Building,
The Making is in the Breaking: Unjust Laws, Just Laws, and Theo-Moral Responsibility Feb 25, 2016 from 04:30 PM to 06:00 PM 216 Willard Building,
“Famous Firsts: Institutional Uses of Early Minority Matriculation” Mar 02, 2016 from 04:30 PM to 06:00 PM 216 Willard Building,
More events coming soon! from May 09, 2016 09:25 AM to Aug 16, 2016 12:00 PM
Liberal Arts Undergraduate Festival Sep 06, 2017 from 11:00 AM to 02:00 PM Pattee Mall,
AFAM Guest Speaker Jelani Cobb: "Long Midnight Hour: Race in the Age of Trump" Nov 13, 2017 from 06:00 PM to 08:00 PM 362 Willard Building,
MAHA MAROUAN -- RACE, RACE CONSCIOUSNESS AND THE TRANS-SAHARAN SLAVE TRADE IN MOROCCO Nov 01, 2017 from 12:30 PM to 01:30 PM 216 Willard Building,
African American Studies Department Kente Cloth Ceremony and Graduation Celebration May 03, 2018 from 01:30 PM to 03:30 PM Alumni Lounge, Nittany Lion Inn,

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