Wednesday, September 13, 2023
The IAAS would like to congratulate Dr. Sha’Mira Covington on joining the Faculty of The University of Georgia as an Assistant Professor of Fashion in the College of Family and Consumer Sciences.
Wednesday, August 30, 2023
In honor and celebration of the life, works, and legacy of bell hooks, the Inaugural bell hooks symposium took place at Berea College in Berea, Kentucky, from June 16 – 18, 2023.
Wednesday, January 25, 2023
Last year marked the 40th anniversary of the publication of All the Women Are White, All the Blacks Are Men, But Some of Us Are Brave, an anthology that solidified Black Women's Stu
Friday, November 11, 2022
The Institute for African American Studies has much to celebrate this fall semester! To begin, we welcome three new joint-appointed faculty to our ranks: Dr.
Tuesday, September 13, 2022
Danielle Obiri graduated this past Spring 2022 with degrees in African American Studies (AB) and Genetics (BS). Immediately following graduation, Danielle began medical school at the Medical College of Georgia pursuing a Doctor of Medicine (MD) degree.
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