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Graduate Certificate Program in African American Studies Approved!

The certificate program emphasizes how blackness intersects with other ethnic identities and how it is shaped by gender, sexuality, and economic inequity.

Postdoctoral Job Search 2015-2016

The Department of African American Studies in the Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences at Northwestern University invites applications for a two year Postdoctoral Fellowship.


Allison Davis Lecture

Thursday, October 22, 4:30 PM
"Brick Walls: Racism and the Hardening of History" Sara Ahmed Professor in Race and Cultural Studies, Goldsmiths University of London.

Leon Forrest Lecture

Thursday, March 3, 4:00 PM
Elizabeth Alexander