Spring 2021 events:

January 26th, 4:30-5:30pm: Bayo Ogundipe, “Reappropriating Technology: On Lived Experiences and Cultural Empathy” (co-sponsored by the Africana Studies Workshop)

February 4th, 4pm: Black Firsts at JMU: A Timeline: Official Virtual Launch

February 12th, 2:30pm: The Politics and Policy of Racial Justice in the US (co-sponsored by Political Science)

February 17th-20th: 11th Annual African, African American, and Diaspora (AAAD) Studies Interdisciplinary Conference, featuring Claudia Rankine, Cassandra Newby-Alexander, and Mukoma Wa Ngugi (co-sponsored by Furious Flower, History, Africana Studies Workshop, and the Center for Faculty Innovation)

February 17th, 8:15am -12:00pm: Sisters in Session Black Women in the Academy Conference (co-sponsored by Sisters in Session)

February 18th, 3:15-4:15pm: Celebrating Simms at Harrisonburg High School Launch (co-sponsored by Virginia Humanities, Harrisonburg City Public Schools, the City of Harrisonburg, and the College of Arts and Letters)

February 18th, 4:30-6:30pm: Taking Action through the Arts (co-sponsored by the College of Visual and Performing Arts)

February 19th, 11:45am-1:15pm: Systemic Racism in US Political Institutions (co-sponsored by Political Science)

March 2nd, 4:30-5:30pm: Dr. Matthew Gichohi, “When Adulthood Trumps Gender: Electoral Prospects in Keny” (co-sponsored by the Africana Studies Workshop)

February 25, 4:00pm: Ole School Alumni-National Association of Black Scuba Divers Roundtable (co-sponsored by the Ole School Alumni network)

February 26th, 2:30-3:45pm: Global Perspectives on the Politics of Racial Justice (co-sponsored by Political Science)

March 16, 4:30-5:30pm: Orlandrew Danzell, “Does Female Education Moderate Incidences of Terrorism” (co-sponsored by the Africana Studies Workshop)

March 23, 2:00-3:00pm: Celebrate the landmark launch of AAAD Studies Center at JMU music, poetry, and words from our students, faculty, center directors, Dean Robert Aguirre, Associate Provost Owusu-Ansah, Provost Coltman, and President Alger. Download the program here and register for the event here: https://bit.ly/38ysScW 

April 13th, 4:30-5:30pm: Jomaira Salas Pujols workshop (co-sponsored by the Africana Studies Workshop and LAXC)

Back to Top