Category Archives: African American Studies Committee

Shattering the Silences: Seizing Freedom

    Presentation by Dr. David Roediger, Foundation Distinguished Professor of American Studies and History at Kansas University. He is the author of Seizing Freedom: Slave Emancipation and Liberty for All. New York: Verso, 2014; and co-author of The Production of Difference: Race

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African American Studies Speaker Series: Contain, Crush & Incorporate

African American Studies Speaker Series Contain, Crush & Incorporate: A Historical View of Policing the African American Community Dr. Sundiata Keita Cha-Jua teaches in the departments of African American Studies and History at the University of Illinois. He does research

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Film screening and discussion: Selma

African/African American Studies Committee Film Series Presents: Selma Film screening and discussion Tuesday, September 22, 2015 6:00-8:30 p.m. Temple 001 Free and open to the public Dr. Marlin Barber, Discussion facilitator Assistant Professor of history and African and African American

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African American Studies Speaker Series: Ring Shout, Wheel About

African American Studies Speaker Series Missouri State University “They don’t sing as they used to”: The multiplicity of music and dance on the southern plantation February 18, 2015 7 p.m. Glass Hall 101 Ring shout, wheel about The racial politics

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African American Studies Committee Film Series: The Help

African American Studies Committee Film Series presents The Help Film screening and discussion. Jackson, Mississippi in the 1960s is the setting for this movie that focuses on Black women working as maids for white women. They regarded them as second-class

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Banished: Free Community Screening Event

Banished by Marco Williams How did three U.S. towns make African Americans disappear? Marco Williams, award-winning filmmaker of TWO TOWNS OF JASPER, visits some of the whitest counties in the country to confront the legacy of “banishment” – a wave

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