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Duke history professor Thavolia Glymph organizes "American Universities, Monuments, and the Legacies of Slavery" symposium

Wednesday, May 2, 2018
Speakers during the “American Universities, Monuments, and the Legacies of Slavery” symposium discussed the national debate about Confederate monuments. Organized by Thavolia Glymph (History professor at Duke), the March 30-31 event included conversation about the Robert E. Lee statue that was... Read More »

Mellon Foundation to Fund Expansion of Duke Model For Mentoring Underrepresented Early Career Faculty

Wednesday, May 2, 2018
The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation is funding the expansion of Duke’s Summer Institute on Tenure and Professional Advancement (SITPA) program. SITPA is an intensive research mentoring and professional socialization program for early career faculty who are from underrepresented groups or who otherwise... Read More »

Duke Researcher Dispels Old Myths About Racial Wealth Gap

Wednesday, May 2, 2018
Professor William Darity is working to debunk pernicious myths about income inequality that remain pervasive in our society.  Click https://psmag.com/economics/meet-the-researcher-dispelling-old-myths-about-the-racial-wealth-gap to find the full article.

AAAS Faculty Member Joins List of American Academy Arts and Sciences Fellows

Wednesday, May 2, 2018
Richard Powell named one of four Duke professors elected as American Academy of Arts and Sciences Fellows for 2018.  Read the full story at http://www.dukechronicle.com/article/2018/04/four-professors-elected-as-2018-american-academy-of-arts-and-sciences-fellows
Economist Darity Among Politico 50

Economist Darity Among Politico 50

Tuesday, September 5, 2017
AAAS Economist William “Sandy” Darity, Jr. and collaborator Darrick Hamilton were cited among the Politico 50 -- 50 Ideas blowing up American politics (and the people behind them) -- for their research and advocacy for a Federal Jobs Guarantee. Read more here: https://www.politico.com/interactives/... Read More »
Prof. Neal Edits Special Issue of The Black Scholar

Prof. Neal Edits Special Issue of The Black Scholar

Tuesday, September 5, 2017
Johns Hopkins Historian Jessica Marie Johnson and AAAS’s Mark Anthony Neal edited a special issue of The Black Scholar (v. 47, no. 3, Fall 2017) on “Black Code Studies”. The edited issue engages scholars  working on the margins of Black Studies, Afrofuturism, radical media, and the digital... Read More »
Asst. Prof Winters Offers Critique at Black Perspectives

Asst. Prof Winters Offers Critique at Black Perspectives

Tuesday, September 5, 2017
AAAS Secondary Joseph Winters offered a critique of the discourse of “Afro-Pessimism” at Black Perspectives, the Public Scholarship platform of the African American Intellectual History Society (AAHIS). The organization was co-founded in 2015 by 2017 American Book Award Winner Ibram Kendi. Read the... Read More »
Historian Glymph Presents at South Carolina Lecture

Historian Glymph Presents at South Carolina Lecture

Tuesday, September 5, 2017
AAAS Historian Thavolia Glymph presents the 20th Annual Robert Smalls Lecture at the University of South Carolina on September 7, 2017. Read more here: http://www.sc.edu/uofsc/posts/2017/09/smalls_lecture_2017.php#.WbC6OIqQxbU
Kerry L. Haynie, 2015 Dean's Award Winner for Excellence in Mentoring

Kerry L. Haynie, 2015 Dean's Award Winner for Excellence in Mentoring

Tuesday, March 15, 2016
Kerry L. Haynie is an associate professor of political science and African & African American Studies, and he directs Duke’s Cen​ter for the Study of Race, Ethnicity, and Gender in the Social Sciences. His research and teaching interests are in race and ethnic politics, intersections of race... Read More »
Exploring Freedom Through African-American Images

Exploring Freedom Through African-American Images

Sunday, December 6, 2015
Professor Jasmine Cobb of the Department of African & African American Studies and the Department of Art, Art History & Visual Studies used 19th Century portraits to trace the emergence of Black freedom in her book. https://today.duke.edu/2015/12/cobb/

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