• Fall Colloquium with Xolela Mangcu: September 28th

    Our fall colloquium series continues as Xolela Mangcu discusses Nelson Mandela: Romantic Hero, Tragic Hero.

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  • Gates and Stauffer discuss "The Portable Frederick Douglass": September 30th

    Please join Henry Louis Gates, Jr. and John Stauffer at the Harvard Book Store as they discuss their new book, The Portable Frederick Douglass.

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  • 2016 Hutchins Center Honors

    Please join us on Thursday, October 6th, at Sanders Theatre for our annual Hutchins Center Honors and Du Bois Medal Ceremony.

    Honorees: Ursula M. Burns, David L. Evans, Pam Grier, Lana "MC Lyte" Moorer, Jessye Norman, David Simon, and the 1966 Texas Western Miners.

     

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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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  • Karlos K. Hill discusses "Beyond the Rope": October 11th

    Please join Professor Karlos K. Hill at the Harvard Coop Bookstore as he discusses his new book, Beyond the Rope: The Impact of Lynching on Black Culture and Memory.

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Class of 2016-2017 Fellows

The Hutchins Center for African & African American Research Announces its Fourth Class of W. E. B. Du Bois Research Institute Fellows.

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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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