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Coming this Summer:
NEH 2011 Summer Institute
for College and University Teachers: "African American Struggles for Freedom and Civil Rights, 1865-1965"
June 27 - July 22, 2011
at the Du Bois Institute
Applications now available, please email: email@example.com
Deadline is March 1, 2011
For additional information:
visit the NEH Website
|In the News|
WATCH Henry Louis Gates, Jr. Discuss the Publication of the Image of the Black in Western Art Book Series on Chronicle HD
WATCH Omar Wasow Discuss Wikileaks on the Colbert Report
Recently Featured on TheRoot.com:
Black Saints, Martyrs -- and a Wise Man by David Bindman and Henry Louis Gates, Jr.
Over the centuries, European artists depicted a variety of religious figures as African. The most famous examples: Christmas art of the Three Kings, or Magi. Many of these treasures can be found in "The Image of the Black in Western Art," co-edited by David Bindman and Henry Louis Gates Jr., editor-in-chief of The Root.
W. E. B. Du Bois' Talented Tenth in Pictures by Henry Louis Gates, Jr.
An unusual exhibit of photographs of middle-class African Americans at the Paris Expo of 1900 was a declaration of war against racial stereotypes -- and a forerunner of class conflict among blacks.
It's Time for President Obama to Become a Leader by Lawrence D. Bobo
The president's professorial approach to issues has left Americans wondering what he stands for. He needs to find his Berlin Wall and take a stand on something.
"Classic Black Christmas" Image gallery curated and annotated by Sheldon Cheek
"The Talented Tenth in Pictures" Image gallery curated and annotated by Renée Mussai
"The Image of the Black in Western Art" Image gallery curated by the Image of the Black in Western Art Photo Archive and Research Project, annotated by Sheldon Cheek
2011-2012 ACADEMIC YEAR
DUE: January 31, 2011
New York University /
Tisch School of the Arts
April 2-3, 2011
The Du Bois Review is a scholarly, multidisciplinary, and multicultural journal devoted to social science research and criticism about race.
The Fall 2010 issue (7.2), entitled "Questioning Blackness," features an interview between Henry Louis Gates, Jr. and Isabel Wilkerson, and contributions from Ngina Chiteji, John Gennari, Travis Jackson, Michael Jeffries, Karen M. Kaufmann, Ingrid Monson, Mignon R. Moore, Shayla Nunnally, James Rosbrook-Thompson & Gary Armstrong, Bryant Simon, and Clovis L. White.
Also, look for the exclusive DBR transcript of Henry Louis Gates, Jr.'s interview with Condoleezza Rice on our website coming soon.
Editors: Lawrence D. Bobo and Michael C. Dawson
Transition is a unique forum for fresh perspectives on global issues, literature and art, cultures and people, with an emphasis on Africa and the Diaspora.
Issue 103, just released, features a cluster of writing and artwork from Cape Verde, collected by AAAS doctoral candidate Carla Martin, as well as essays, fiction, and poetry from Adekeye Adebajo , Brad Epps, Donato Ndongo, Wole Soyinka, Sony Lab'ou Tansi, and Dagwami Woubshet.
Editors: Tommie Shelby, Glenda Carpio, Vincent Brown
LOCAL AND NATIONAL EVENTS
|Recent Events @ The Institute
|W. E. B. Du Bois Lecture Series
K. Anthony Appiah
The World,The Negro, & Africa: Themes in the Thought of W. E. B. Du Bois
November 2-4, 2010
|M. Victor Leventritt Symposium|
The Image of the Black in Western Art
November 15, 2010
For Information about the Image of the Black in Western Art Photo Archive and Book Series, including videos, press materials, and purchasing information, visit http://dubois.fas.harvard.edu/IBWA
|Hiphop Archive Scholarship Series
Lyrical Workout Session - Author Meets the Critics: The Anthology of Rap
November 18, 2010
|W. E. B. Du Bois Lecture Series|
American Foreign Policy & the Black Experience
November 30 - December 1, 2010
Webcast of the 1st Lecture Now Available at www.iop.harvard.edu
Subsequent webcasts will be posted on the Du Bois Institute website shortly.
What has Marxism Contributed (or not contributed) to Theories of African American Liberation?
December 6, 2010
|Spring Lecture Series - Save the Date|
|W. E. B. Du Bois Lectures|
February 1-3, 2011
Nathan I. Huggins Lectures
February 15-17, 2011
March 29-31, 2011
Alain LeRoy Locke Lectures
|Coming to the Rudenstine Gallery...
January 27 - May 25, 2011
|New! Harold Mann Book Ceremony Coming in May 2011|
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