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C Shawn McGuffey 2016

Sociology Associate Professor and AADS Core Faculty, C. Shawn McGuffey is the recipient of the 2016 Kimberle Crenshaw Outstanding Article Award from the Society for the Study of Social Problems. His article is entitled, "Rape and Racial Appraisals: Culture, Intersectionality and Black Women's Account of Sexual Assault." Click here for the full citation. Prof. McGuffey is also the co-recipient of the Distinguished Article Award from the Race, Gender and Class section of the American Sociological Association

Anjali Vats

Communication Assistant Professor and AADS Core Faculty, Prof. Anjali Vats is a featured scholar in the UM Diversity Scholars Network for February 2016. Prof. Vat's teaches courses in the areas of race, rhetoric, law and media studies. Her research is focused on rhetorics of race in law and popular culture. Prof. Vats received a 2016-2017 AAUW postdoctoral fellowship. She will be spending the next academic year as Visiting Professor of Law at UC-Davis Law School.

Upcoming Events

New Directions in African Diaspora Lecture Series

Tuesday, September 27th, 4:30-6:00 pm, Devlin Hall 101   Prof. Andreana Clay                                                           Department of Sociology, San Francisco State University   "'Hell You Talmbout?': Black Lives, Black Resistance and Hip-Hop" 

Thursday, October 27th, 6:00-7:30 pm, Stokes Hall 195S   Prof. Tamura Lomax                                                             "Imagining Black Resistance in the House that Slavery Built"

Works-In-Progress Lecture Series

October 26th, 12-1:30 pm, Lyons Hall 301E                   Prof. Zine Magubane                                             Department of Sociology, Boston College                            "A Critique of the Theory of Color Blind Racism" 

November 30th, 12-1:30 pm, Lyons Hall 301E                 Julia Bates, PhD Student                                       Department of Sociology, Boston College                           "U.S. Empire and Racial Ideology: Shifts in the Phelps Stokes Fund's Racia Ideology and the Pan-African Congress of 1919"

Resources and Opportunities

Open Faculty Positions

Open-Rank Professor in African American Literature and Culture                                                                   Two Open-Rank Positions in Race, Religion and the African Diaspora 

Fellowships

AADS Dissertation Fellowship                                   Amanda V. Houston Traveling Fellowship    

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