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New Directions in African Diaspora Studies

a lecture series featuring the works of prominent scholars in the field of african diaspora studies

2014-2015 New Direction Lecture Series


Theme: Keywords in African and African Diaspora Studies.

Fall 2014


Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Melissa Harris-Perry

Book Signing- 6:30 pm

Lecture- 7:00 pm

McGuinn Hall 121


Thursday, November 6, 2014

Dr. L'Heureux Lewis-McCoy

"Still Left Behind: Gender and Class Exclusion in the Pursuit of African-American Educational Justice"

Devlin Hall 101 @ 4:30 pm


Thursday, November 20, 2014

Prof. Regine Jean-Charles

" 'From the Image to the Text': Visual Culture and Rape Representation"

Devlin Hall 101 @ 4:30 pm


Spring 2015


Wednesday, February 11, 2015

“Fugitive Justice and Black Political Possibility in the Art and Activism of Lorraine Hansberry”

Soyica Colbert

Devlin Hall 101 @ 4:30 pm