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Africana Studies Graduate Symposium Spring 2021

The Annual Africana Studies Graduate Symposium.

Danny Underwood Creates New RU/U Penn Reading Group on Race

Danny Underwood, an Africana graduate certificate student (History), has created a new reading group at Rutgers University and the University of Pennsylvania. In this interview, conducted by Africana Studies undergraduate student Izzy Mizell, Danny discusses what inspired him to form the group, the types of discussions the group has, and where he envisions the group going in the future. 

Endia Hayes Presents Research at AAIHS Conference

Endia Hayes (Sociology) recently presented groundbreaking work at the national conference of the African American Intellectual History Society. In this article, Endia describes her research.

Marlene Gaynair Wins Prestigious Harvard Fellowship

Rutgers University graduate student Marlene Gaynair has reason to celebrate - she was just named a William Lyon Mackenzie King postdoctoral fellow for the 2021-2022 academic year at Harvard University. In this interview, conducted by Africana Studies undergraduate student Izzy Mizell, Marlene describes her research, the fellowship, and her plans for the future. 

Molly O'Connor: Program Assistant for the 61st AHES

Molly O'Connor is one of two program assistants for the 61st Annual History of Education Society Conference in San Diego. In this article, written by Izzy Mizell, Molly provides information on her role as a program assistant and how the experience has influenced her.

Open Call for Manuscripts: Journal of Black Sexuality and Relationships 

Inaugural Semester of the Africana Graduate Seminar Fall 2019