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2014

William James Hall 1550

"Sacrificial Gold and Sovereign Shadows in Ghana,’’ Lauren Coyle, University of Chicago

“Meanings of Mandela” will gather together prominent scholars and thinkers to consider the life and legacy of one of the most...

William James Hall 1550

"Law and Drama in the Frontier: A Story of the Nigerien Gendarmerie," Mirco Göpfert, Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz, Germany...

William James Hall 1550

Ritual Politics and Ethno-erotic Economies in Postcolonial Kenya - George Paul Meiu, Concordia University

William James Hall 1550

Cruising through uncertainty: cell phones, cement and the politics of pretense in Mozambique - Julie Archambault, University of Oxford

Brian Goldstone, Ph.D., is a Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow, Society of Fellows in the Humanities, Columbia University. 

The Departments of African and African American Studies and Anthropology present "Interrogating the New Africanist Anthropology."

2013

Thompson Room

The African Language Program

 invites you to attend:

 

THE 21st AFRICAN LANGUAGE THEATER NIGHT

 

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Thompson Room

The African Language Program

 invites you to attend:

 

THE 21st AFRICAN LANGUAGE THEATER NIGHT

 

...
Locke Room Barker 230

Find out the TOP TEN reasons to concentrate in AAAS & meet the students and Faculty from the Department of African and African American...

Locke Room

"Performing Passage: Contemporary Artists Stage the Slave Trade"

Christina Anne Knight

Friday, September 6

2-4 pm...

Thompson Room

Kick of the acadmic year with the official welcoming event sponsored by the Department of African and African Studies (AAAS), The Du Bois...

Locke Room

Interested in learning a new language? Join us for the African Languages Open House to learn more about the languages offered in the...

Locke Room

"Violent Disruptions: William Faulkner and Richard Wright's Racial Imaginations"

Linda Doris Mariah Chavers

Wednesday...

Thompsom Room

The Department of African and African American Studies, the Committee on African Studies, and the Du Bois Institute for African and African...

The Department of African and African American Studies is now accepting applications for undergraduate prizes. These include prizes for theses...

 

2013 Philippe Wamba Summer Research Travel Grant

The Department of African and African American Studies is accepting...

April 10
Thompsom Room

 

2nd Annual Event

Wednesday April 10th 6:00-7:30pm

Thompson Room, Barker Center, 12 Quincy Street

Savor the...

Science Center B

 

Africa Night is HASA's biggest event of the year. It is a night of African food, dances, musical performances, fashion show,...

Conference 8:30 Thompson Room

 

Africa Remix: Producing and Presenting African Musics Abroad

 

A conference, concert, and discussion organized by...

Locke Room

 

Welcome Back to another Semester!

 

Join the African & African American Studies Department Meet & Greet...

Locke Room

 

Find out about all the African languages you could learn this semester!

...

2012

Barker Center Thompson Room

 

The Social Engagement Initiative

Student Presentations

...

November 7 - November 8
Barker Center Thompson Room

The 19th African Language Theater Night will be held Wednesday November 7th and Thursday November 8th from 5:00-7:30 in the Thompson Room at the...

Thompson Room

2012 marks the anniversaries for several watershed moments in the histories of the Caribbean, particularly for people of African ancestry. August...

Barker Center Thompson Room

Kick of the acadmic year with the official welcoming event sponsored by the Department of African and African Studies (AAAS), The Du Bois...

Locke Conference Room Barker 230

Find out the TOP TEN reasons to concentrate in AAAS & meet the students and Faculty from the Department of African and African American...

Lower Library, Robinson Hall

This event changes weekly, featuring Harvard AAAS Faculty and colleagues with a concluding roundtable on December 3, 2012. Please visit...

CGIS South - Concourse Level

5 panel presentation celebrating Professor Bill Wilson’s pathbreaking book in the 1990s. 

Locke Room Barker 230

Interested in learning a new language? Join us for the African Languages Open House to learn more about the languages offered in the...

Locke Conference Room Barker 230

Explore the African Langauge Program at this Special Open House event. Refreshment and food will be provided. 

April 27 - April 28
Barker Center

"The LA Riots: Twenty Years Later” conference brings together leading scholars, activists, and artists to look back at—and...

April 27 - April 28
Barker Center

"The LA Riots: Twenty Years Later” conference brings together leading scholars, activists, and artists to look back at—and...

Thompson Room, Barker Center

Come see our African Language Students perform skits in thier new languages

Robinson Hall - Lower Library

A lecture series sponsored by the Departments of History and of African and African American Studies

Joshua Guild (...

Robinson Hall - Lower Library

A lecture series sponsored by the Departments of History and of African and African American Studies

Elizabeth Hinton...

Robinson Hall - Lower Library

A lecture series sponsored by the Departments of History and of African and African American Studies

Peter Hudson (...

Barker Center, Room 230

Come speak with the program’s instructors and find out about the languages being offered this semester.

The Locke Room, Barker 230

The African Language Program Open House is an opportunity to discover African languages at Harvard University. The annual open house is a great...

2011

Thompson Room, Barker Center

Come celebrate the holidays and the end of the semester with our faculty, fellows, staff, and students! Dinner will be served.

Kresge Room, Barker Center 114

Come hear current AAAS undergraduate concentrators speak about their research, projects and experiences in the Department of African and African...

Thompson Room, Barker Center

Come celebrate with our African language students as they perform skits in their new tongues.  The event will be followed with a tradition...

Thompson Room, Barker Center

Come celebrate with our African language students as they perform skits in their new tongues.  The event will be followed with a tradition...

Tsai Auditorium, CGIS

"Frederick Douglass, Antenor Firmin, and the Making of U.S. Haitian Relations"

Part of the "Interrogating the Afro-Latin...

Tsai Auditorium - CGIS South

"Racial Democracy in Latin America: Lessons from the Cuban Revolution"

Part of the "Interrogating the Afro-Latin American...

Thompson Room, Barker Center

"Neither Race Men nor Tragic Mulatas: Afro-Puerto Ricans and the Imperial Transition, 1898-1917"

Part of the "Interrogating...

Thompson Room, Barker Center

"Haiti, Anti-Slavery, and Blackness in the Atlantic Age of Revolution"

Part of the "Interrogating the Afro-Latin Experience...

Thompson Room, Barker Center

Please join us as we celebreate our new faculty, graduate students, and fellows.  Special Guest: The Honorable Julian Bond

Thompson Room, Barker Center

"Interpreting Caste in Colonial Mexico"

Part of the "Interrogating the Afro-Latin American Experience" Speaker...

Thompson Room, Barker Center

May 25th, 4pm - 6pm in Barker Center, Thompson Room
Dinner will be served

Thompson Room, Barker Center

Current and prospective concentrators and secondary fielders are invited, as part of Harvard's Advising Fortnight. Prof. Glenda Carpio (Director...

Thompson Room, Barker Center

Student performances in African languages

2010

Thompson Room, Barker Center

Holiday Party for Affiliates of AAAS Department and DuBois Institute.

Thompson Room

Student performances in African languages

The Laboratory at Harvard

"Africa in Motion" is designed as a celebration of Harvard University's extraordinary breadth and depth of scholarship on Africa....

Thompson Room, Barker Center

The Department of African and African American Studies invites current and prospective undergraduate concentrators and secondary fielders to a...

CGIS-South, Tsai Auditorium

The African Studies panel during Freshman Parents’ Weekend is set for Friday, October 15th from 1:30pm to 3:00pm in CGIS-South, Tsai...

Thompson Room

AAAS/Du Bois Opening Party for the 2010-2011 academic year. Faculty, staff, students, and guests are all invited.

Barker Center 230

The African Language Program Open House is an opportunity to discover African languages at Harvard University. The annual open house is a great...

Old Whaling Church

Locked Out, Locked Up. Black Men in America

Thompson Room

Women of Color at Harvard Across Three Centuries. An Interactive Symposium of Offerings and Honorings.

Thompson Room

Engagement of a diverse range of scholars and African heritage communities in serious discussion about the contributions of African languages to...

January 29
Thompson Room

A Haitian Crisis Symposium

2009

Plimpton Room

A symposium and presentation of student work. Come see innovative media projects of social engagement.

October 29
Science Center D

The Wire: Panel Discussion

2008

CGIS S050

Health Disparities in the African Diaspora: A Laboratory for Social Engagement. Student research Symposium