Spring Colloquium with Zelalem Kibret Beza

Location: 
Thompson Room, Barker Center, 12 Quincy Street, Cambridge, MA
Date/Time: 
February 28, 2018 - 12:00pm

Zelalem Kibret Beza, Scholar, Activist

Bio and Project


Digital Disobedience


Free and open to the public.  A Q+A session will follow each talk.  Please feel free to bring a lunch.


Location: Thompson Room, Barker Center, 12 Quincy Street, Cambridge, MA

 

Spring Colloquium with Genevieve E. Dempsey

Location: 
Thompson Room, Barker Center, 12 Quincy Street, Cambridge, MA
Date/Time: 
January 31, 2018 - 12:00pm

Genevieve E. Dempsey, Ethnomusicologist and Musician

Bio and Project


“The Thunderous Consonance of Drums”: Black Festivity in Colonial Brazil


Free and open to the public.  A Q+A session will follow each talk.  Please feel free to bring a lunch.


Location: Thompson Room, Barker Center, 12 Quincy Street, Cambridge, MA

 

Spring Colloquium with Christa Clarke

Location: 
Thompson Room, Barker Center, 12 Quincy Street, Cambridge, MA
Date/Time: 
February 14, 2018 - 12:00pm

Christa Clarke, Senior Curator, Arts of Global Africa at the Newark Museum

Bio and Project


The Activist Collector: Recovering the Story of an African American Woman in Pre-Apartheid South Africa


Free and open to the public.  A Q+A session will follow each talk.  Please feel free to bring a lunch.


Location: Thompson Room, Barker Center, 12 Quincy Street, Cambridge, MA

 

Spring Colloquium with Zebulon Dingley

Location: 
Thompson Room, Barker Center, 12 Quincy Street, Cambridge, MA
Date/Time: 
February 7, 2018 - 12:00pm

Zebulon Dingley, Doctoral candidate in Anthropology and History, University of Chicago

Bio and Project


Mumiani: Extraversion and Organ Theft Rumor in Coastal Kenya


Free and open to the public.  A Q+A session will follow each talk.  Please feel free to bring a lunch.


Location: Thompson Room, Barker Center, 12 Quincy Street, Cambridge, MA

 

Afrodecendientes

Location: 
Details TBA
Date/Time: 
April 27, 2018 (All day)

Graduation Party

Location: 
Thompson Room, Barker Center, 12 Quincy Street, Cambridge, MA
Date/Time: 
May 23, 2018 - 4:00pm

The Department of African and African American Studies, Center for African Studies, and the Hutchins Center for African & African American Research invite you to join us in celebrating our doctoral students, graduating seniors, and secondary fielders.


Prizes in African and African American Studies will also be awarded.  Family and friends are encouraged to attend. Dinner will be served.


Location: Thompson Room, Barker Center, 12 Quincy Street, Cambridge, MA

Glenda Gilmore: Nathan I. Huggins Lectures (3 of 3)

Location: 
Thompson Room, Barker Center, 12 Quincy Street, Cambridge, MA
Date/Time: 
April 26, 2018 - 4:00pm

Romare Bearden, A Life in Art

A lecture in 3 parts.


April 24th: Watching the Good Trains: Romare Bearden’s Family in Slavery and Freedom, 1832-1915

April 25th: The Price of the Ticket: Resilience and Modernity in Bearden’s Life and Art, 1915-1955

April 26th: Round Trip Journey: Memory and Place in Bearden’s Work, 1955-1988


Location: Thompson Room, Barker Center, 12 Quincy Street, Cambridge, MA

 

Glenda Gilmore: Nathan I. Huggins Lectures (2 of 3)

Location: 
Thompson Room, Barker Center, 12 Quincy Street, Cambridge, MA
Date/Time: 
April 25, 2018 - 4:00pm

Romare Bearden, A Life in Art

A lecture in 3 parts.


April 24th: Watching the Good Trains: Romare Bearden’s Family in Slavery and Freedom, 1832-1915

April 25th: The Price of the Ticket: Resilience and Modernity in Bearden’s Life and Art, 1915-1955

April 26th: Round Trip Journey: Memory and Place in Bearden’s Work, 1955-1988


Location: Thompson Room, Barker Center, 12 Quincy Street, Cambridge, MA

 

Glenda Gilmore: Nathan I. Huggins Lectures (1 of 3)

Location: 
Thompson Room, Barker Center, 12 Quincy Street, Cambridge, MA
Date/Time: 
April 24, 2018 - 4:00pm

Romare Bearden, A Life in Art

A lecture in 3 parts.


April 24th: Watching the Good Trains: Romare Bearden’s Family in Slavery and Freedom, 1832-1915

April 25th: The Price of the Ticket: Resilience and Modernity in Bearden’s Life and Art, 1915-1955

April 26th: Round Trip Journey: Memory and Place in Bearden’s Work, 1955-1988


Location: Thompson Room, Barker Center, 12 Quincy Street, Cambridge, MA

 

Earl Lewis: Nathan I. Huggins Lectures (3 of 3)

Location: 
Thompson Room, Barker Center, 12 Quincy Street, Cambridge, MA
Date/Time: 
April 5, 2018 - 4:00pm

A lecture in 3 parts.


Location: Thompson Room, Barker Center, 12 Quincy Street, Cambridge, MA

 

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