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Old School Family Reunion

Saturday, April 20, 2013 | 10:10AM – 3PM | Neal-Marshall Black Culture Center, 275 N. Jordan Ave. | Free and Open to the Public   Sponsored by the Neal-Marshall Black Student Alliance.  Tentative itinerary: 10:10AM – registration and shuttle service to tournament 11AM – basketball tournament at Brisco outdoor courts 12PM – Neal-Marshall family photos … Continue reading

African American Dance Company Spring Concert

Saturday, April 6, 2013 | 8PM | Buskirk-Chumley Theater, 114 East Kirkwood Avenue | Director Iris Rosa Nandi Comer (AAADS and Creative Writing Program) worked with the dance company students to construct text that has given them the opportunity to express their feelings and emotions throughout the dance piece.  I hope that you can come … Continue reading

AAAD-A203 Summer 2013

June 3-28, 2013 | MTWRF 10:30AM – 12:30PM | Instructor Caralee Jones Course Description: A203 “Studying Blacks in the New World: African Americans and Africans in the African Diaspora.”  Although Blacks  in the United States, Caribbean and Latin America share an African heritage, they make up one of the most culturally diverse populations in the … Continue reading

Themester Fall 2013

Themester focuses on ‘Connectedness: Networks in a Complex World’ for fall 2013: Headlines: Inside IUB: Indiana University Bloomington.

Blaxploitation Films

AAAD-A278 | June 3 – 28, 2013 | 12:40 – 2:50PM | Associate Instructor M. Horsley Course Description: Blacks in the Blaxploitation Films.  This course will study and interrogate representations of Blacks in Blaxploitation films during the 1970s.  Through an exploration of the genre, we will engage with action, horror, drama and other cinematic texts … Continue reading

COAS T-shirt Design

My name is Connor Riley, and along with a fellow student designer I was commissioned to design the new College of Arts and Sciences t-shirt for the University.  We have completed 5 mockups.  In order to gather a little market testing we have created a survey monkey where students may vote for their favorite design.  … Continue reading

AAADS Spring Colloquium Series

Dear Colleagues and Students, It is with great pleasure that I invite you to a spring colloquium event sponsored by AAADS.  Please come and join our conversation regarding the field of African American and African Diaspora Studies as well as dialogue with AAADS’ graduate students  concerning their vision of the field and the work in … Continue reading

Eric Deggans

March 21, 2013 | 4PM | Ernie Pyle Hall Auditorium, Room 220 Alumnus Eric Deggans, BA’90, is the TV and media critic at the Tampa Bay Times.  He is a frequent commentator on NPR and blogs about sports media for the School of Journalism’s National Sports Journalism Center.  He is author of “Race-Baiter: How the … Continue reading

Black Women in the Diaspora

AAAD-A210 | May 7 – 31, 2013 | 12:40 – 2:50PM | Woodburn Hall 109 | Instructor Maria E. Hamilton Abegunde COURSE FOCUS.  Our course will be guided by the following questions: How did and do Black women redefine, reclaim, resist, and rename the historical, political, cultural, and social factors that impact their lives, especially … Continue reading