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Africana Studies

In honor of International Women’s Day, join Nobel Peace Laureate and Barnard Distinguished Fellow in Social Justice Leymah Gbowee, and other distinguished scholars and activists, for a daylong symposium on women’s rights movements in Africa. 

Join Africana Studies for its third annual Africana Distinguished Alumnae event honoring journalist, playwright, and author Thulani Davis ’70.

Join Africana Studies for a two-day celebration of playwright, poet, and novelist Ntozake Shange ’70, featuring student performances of her work, reflections on her legacy with Shange herself and acclaimed dance artist Dianne McIntrye, and an interdisciplinary exploration of African American arts and letters and gender in the African Diaspora. 

English professor discusses her research with The Chronicle of Higher Education and NPR's "Tell Me More."
 

The Africana Distinguished Alumna Series honors Ntozake Shange '70, with a screening and discussion of For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide When the Rainbow is Enuf, the film version of her Obie Award-winning play.

This second annual convention will highlight the everyday experiences of Black Germans through panel discussions, performances and film.

Join us for an interdisciplinary conversation exploring how food shapes culture and politics.

SNEAK PREVIEW: Faculty panelists offer insights from their research.

The award-winning novelist and Barnard alumna, Edwidge Danticat, returns to campus as the first speaker in the Africana Studies Program's Distinguished Alumnae series.
 

For The New York Times, Assistant Professor of French Kaiama Glover reviewed the book Harlem: A Century in Images.

Barnard symposium on African Women’s Rights and Resilience features distinguished scholars and activists addressing issues facing feminists and activists throughout Africa.

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