• Spring Colloquium with Cornel West: Jan 25th

    Our weekly colloquium series returns on Wednesday, January 25th, as Cornel West discusses The Trump Era: Hope in a Time of Escalating Despair.

    This event will be live-streamed HERE.

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  • Deadline for Fellowship Applications: Extended to January 30th, 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 30th.

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  • Screening of "I Am Not Your Negro": Jan 26th

    Join us on Thursday, January 26th, 7:00pm, at the Kendall Square Cinema for a special screening of I Am Not Your Negro.

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  • Screening of "Birth of a Movement": Jan 30th

    Please join us for the Boston-area premiere of Birth of a Movement at the Somerville Theatre, Monday, January 30th, at 6:30pm.

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  • Diago: The Pasts of This Afro-Cuban Present

    On view: February 2nd – May 5th, 2017

    Opening Reception: February 1st, 6:00pm

    NOTE: The Cooper Gallery is closed for installation until the opening reception, February 1st, 6:00pm.

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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 30, 2017.

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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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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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