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Friday, December 01, 2017 4:00pm - 6:00pm
IRAAS STUDENT PORTAL

Tiana Reid is a PhD student in the Department of English and Comparative Literature at Columbia University, where she is also pursuing a Concentration in Comparative Literature and Society and a Graduate Certificate in Feminist Scholarship. She graduated from IRAAS in 2013 and McGill University in 2011. Tiana is also a writer and editor, and her writing has been published in (or on) ARC Magazine, Bitch, The Feminist Wire, Full...

CLASS OF 2013
black literature, poetics, gender and sexuality, art and visual culture, Caribbean cultural history, Canada, black studies, diaspora, critical theory, the 1980s

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UNDERGRADUATE: African-American Studies is an interdisciplinary curriculum that examines the experiences of people of the African Diaspora -- sub-Saharan Africa, Latin America and the Caribbean, the United States and Canada and Europe...READ MORE >>
  
GRADUATE: Our Master of Arts Program is designed to provide students with a thorough grounding in the literature and research of African-American Studies, and enable them to produce critical analysis and research about the complex and historically...READ MORE >>

Featured Faculty

Frank A. Guridy Frank A. Guridy specializes in sport history, urban history, and the history of the African Diaspora in the Americas. He is the author of Forging Diaspora: Afro-Cubans and African Americans in a World of Empire and Jim Crow (University of North Carolina Press, 2010), which won the Elsa Goveia Book...

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Featured Faculty Book

South of Pico: African American Artists in Los Angeles in the 1960s and 1970s In South of Pico Kellie Jones explores how the artists in Los Angeles's black communities during the 1960s and 1970s created a vibrant, productive, and engaged activist arts scene in the face of structural racism. Emphasizing the importance of African American migration, as well as L.A.'s housing and employment politics, Jones shows how the work of black Angeleno artists such as Betye Saar, Charles White, Noah Purifoy, and Senga Nengudi spoke to the dislocation of migration, L.A.'s urban renewal, and restrictions on black mobility. Jones characterizes their works as modern migration narratives that look to the...

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