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December 02, 2016

Please join us for Digital Caribbean III, a full-day conference that builds on Caribbean Digital events in 2014 and 2015, and that engages critically with the digital both as practice and as a historicized societal phenomenon, reflecting on the challenges and opportunities presented by the media technologies that are reconfiguring social and geographical contours of the Caribbean. Conference organized by Kaiama Glover and...

November 15, 2016

Imagine the Sound: Experimental African American Literature after Civil Rights

Carter Mathes
Associate Professor of English, Rutgers University

Location: Room 758 Schermerhorn Extension- Columbia university

Speaker Bio


November 02, 2016

Over the Rainbow: Second Wave Ethnic Against the Neoliberal Turn

Professor Robin Kelley

Location: 304 Held Lecture Hall, Barnard Hall
3009 Broadway, NYC 10027


October 28, 2016

Location: Event Oval, The Diana Center- Barnard College
3009 Broadway, New York, NY 10027

A Conference
Participants include:
Alex Alston
John L. Jackson, Jr.
Meg McLagan
Adrianna Garria-Lopez
Tami Navarro
Mariel Rodney
Patricia Stuelke
Deborah Thomas
Sara E. Vaughn
Bianca Williams

October 26, 2016

Troubling Freedom: Antigua and the Aftermath of British Emancipation
Natasha Lightfoot, Associate Professor of History Columbia University; IRAAS Faculty Fellow

Location: Faculty House- Garden Room;
64 Morningside Dr, New York, NY 10027

Free & Open to the Public

**Books will be available for purchase with Book...

October 21, 2016

Join us for a panel discussion and casual reception to learn more about how the work and research of professors and graduates of the Institute for Research in African-American Studies (IRAAS) is relevant to the contemporary moment. IRAAS alumni will discuss the importance of majoring and/or concentrating in African-American Studies and the many career paths that might follow.  Come learn more abuot how African-American Studies at Columbia...

October 19, 2016


Challenging inequality by facilitating access to higher education for justice involved individuals.

Columbia University, Morningside Campus
Please join us as a panel of experts discuss how Blacks and Latinos are disproportionately impacted by...

October 19, 2016

By Drug Policy Alliance

Columbia School of Journalism, 3rd Floor Lecture Hall
2950 Broadway
New York, New York

Please join us for the White Faces, Black Lives conference, which will be held October 19 from 8:30am - 4:30pm at the Columbia School of Journalism (3rd Floor lecture hall, 2950 Broadway, New York, NY).
The evening launch event will take...

October 17, 2016

Independent Education, Black Power, and the Radical Imagination

Teachers College, Columbia University

306 Russell Hall


Russel Rickford is Associate Professor of History at Cornell University. He is the author of We Are An African People:...

October 03, 2016


Monday October 3, 2016 | 7:00p.m.
Roone Auditorium - Lerner Hall 

Black and white Image of Shaun KingShaun King is a senior...