• "Hidden Figures" Film Screening and Q&A: December 8th

    Featuring a discussion moderated by Evelynn Hammonds and Margot Lee Shetterly.

    This is a ticketed event (tickets are free).

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  • El Movimiento Afrodescendiente y los Estudios Afrolatinoamericanos: Dec 9th-10th

    El segundo de dos simposios patrocinados por el Instituto de Investigaciones Afrolatinoamericanas y por la Universidad de Cartagena.

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  • Holiday Closures

    The Hutchins Center and Cooper Gallery will be closed for the holidays starting Friday, December 23rd, and will reopen on Tuesday, January 3rd.

    Happy Holidays!

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  • Carrie Mae Weems: I once knew a girl...

    Fall 2016 Exhibition at the Cooper Gallery 

    On View September 20, 2016 - Jan 7, 2017

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  • Deadline for Fellowship Applications: January 23rd, 2017

    To apply to be a fellow at the Hutchins Center for the 2017-2018 academic year, please submit an online application and have your letters of reference sent by January 23rd.

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Applications Available for 2017-2018

Applications for the 2017-2018 class of W. E. B. Du Bois Research Institute Fellows are now online. Deadline: January 23, 2017.

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Carrie Mae Weems: I once knew a girl...

On View Now! Sept 20 2016 - Jan 7 2017

The Cooper Gallery presents the evocative work of internationally acclaimed photography and video installation artist Carrie Mae Weems, recipient of the 2013 MacArthur “Genius” grant and the 2015 W. E. B. Du Bois Medal. 

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Classic Crates

This year, the Loeb Music Library at Harvard University, in collaboration with the Hiphop Archive & Research Institute, began its archive of 200 of the most influential hiphop albums.

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William Julius Wilson, along with his colleagues Lawrence D. Bobo, Matthew Desmond, Devah Pager, Robert Sampson, Mario Small, and Bruce Western has launched a major new project at the Hutchins Center.

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Issue 121 Childhood considers symbolic and ideological deployments of black childhood and explores children’s lived experiences—from nineteenth century Yorubaland, to 1920s France, to present day Colombia, South Africa, and the United States.


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