- We thank the supportive and generous Princeton University alumni who recognize the important work of the Center for African American Studies. On March 11, we dedicated the Hobson-Rogers Seminar Room and the Barfield-Johnson Seminar Room of Stanhope Hall, our historic home.
- AAS 353/ENG 352 (LA) African American Literature: Origins to 1910 Fulfills AAS certificate core survey pre-20th century course requirement Lecture L01: 11:00 am – 11:50 am TTh Christopher M. Brown This introductory required core survey course focuses on texts from the mid-eighteenth century through the early 20th century. The course explores how black literature engages with the politics of cultural identity formation, notions of freedom, citizenship, and aesthetic for
- "Stuart Hall was one of the towering intellectuals of our times," Glaude said. "The scope and breath of his work transformed disciplines and created new pathways of inquiry. From media studies, to cultural studies, to the New Left, one can barely think of the contemporary academy without mentioning his name.
- What we have to do is look at the number of young men of color returning to prison. Look at the numbers of young boys of color who find themselves caught up in the juvenile system. We can measure it by way of looking at graduation rates, admission rates to higher education. We have the standards of judgment, of evaluative measures to see whether or not this project will work, this initiative will work.
- The problem isn’t black men’s shortcomings, but rather persistent and pervasive racial bias in areas like policing, incarceration, education, employment, housing and health care. Black males are punished more for less wrongdoing and are stereotyped as lazy, irresponsible and dangerous. Holding to these damaging ideas is not an ideal way to intervene on their behalf.
- An interview with Princeton Student, Dixon Li '14, a CAAS Concentrator, who received the prestigious Marshall Scholarship for graduate study in the UK.
- In addition to taking AAS 201, which was offered this fall, undergraduates seeking a certificate in African American studies must take five additional courses or seminars either originating in the center, or formally cross-listed by it. Students who fulfill all of the requirements of the program will receive a certificate in African American studies upon graduation.
- April 16, 2014 - Lecture Series - Vampires and Zombies The Better to Theorize with You
- April 18, 2014 - Photography and Race in the Americas: Beyond Fixity Conference
- April 23, 2014 - Lecture Series - Vampires and Zombies The Better to Theorize with You
- April 24, 2014 - Reflections on African American Studies - " African American Studies' Visual Turn: Souls Illustrated"