“Afro-LatinX: Then and Now” Tuesday, Dec. 8 | 6–7:00 PM EST Given the current crises of race and immigration in America in and around the COVID-19 pandemic and state-sponsored xenophobia, Michael Birenbaum Quintero and Trent Masiki, moderated by Angélica María Sánchez Barona, will engage the complexities of Afro-LatinX identities and cultural production in this context. What are the different histories […]
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Join the conversation now on Zoom by RSVPing on Latin American Studies’ website. If you missed it live, it’s also available on the Center’s Facebook page. Event Description Book Talk with Louis Chude-Sokei, Professor of English, George and Joyce Wein Chair in African American Studies, and Director of the African American Studies Program at Boston […]
“Activism and the Role of Black Women” Tues., Oct. 27 | 6:00 PM EDT Speakers: Bree Newsome, Activist, Writer, Artist; Gabby Williams, WNBA Player, Chicago Sky; Dr. Saida Grundy, Assistant Professor, Boston University Moderator: Marisa Moseley, Head Coach, Women’s Basketball, Boston University Co-sponosored by: BU Diversity & Inclusion, Department of Athletics, College of Arts & […]
To celebrate the achievements of our four graduating African American Studies minors, we hosted a virtual commencement event at 2:00pm EST on Saturday, May 16. Thanks to all for attending as it was a lovely affair! Commencement Program
Location: Marsh Chapel 735 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston
Location: African American Studies Program Building, 138 Mountfort Street, Brookline
Dr. Kehinde Andrews, Prof. of Black Studies, Birmingham City University Friday, Nov. 15th | 5:00pm | African American Studies Program Building, 138 Mountfort St., Brookline Black Studies emerged with the promise to transform not just the complexion of the university but the very nature of it. By trying to bring the ‘science of liberation’ to […]
“Hung Up Between Two Sticks”: The Black Aesthetic and Puerto Rican Identity Formation in ‘Down These Mean Streets’ On Nov. 19th
Dr. Trent Masiki, Postdoctoral Associate, Kilichand Honors College, Boston University Tuesday, Nov. 19th | 5:00pm | African American Studies Program Building, 138 Mountfort St., Brookline In this talk, Dr. Trent Masiki examines the relationship between afro-latinidad and the Black Aesthetic in Down These Mean Streets (1967). the groundbreaking memoir by Puerto Rican writer Piri Thomas. […]
Celebrating our 50th Anniversary! African American Studies Annual Welcome Reception Friday, September 20, 2019 at 5:30pm in the African American Studies Building Register here on EventBrite.
You are invited! Come say farewell to our graduating AFAM Studies Minors on Saturday, May 18th at 2:00 pm at CAS B12, 725 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston, MA 02215. There will be a short ceremony followed by a reception at 3:00 pm at the African American Studies building, located at 138 Mountfort Street Brookline, MA.