Fall 2016 Programs and Events

Monday, October 10
Psyche Williams-Forson
Eating While Black: A Case Study on Food Shaming and Policing

Africana Studies co-sponsorship poster for Psyche Forson

Date: Monday, October 10, 2016
Time: 7:00 p.m.
Location: Allison Great Hall

This talk will examine how the current changing food world affects and is affected by African American people. In particular, it will focus on how the legacies of surveullance that surround black people have now extended to our food cultures.

Thursday, October 27
Africana Studies Mixer

2016 Africana Studies Mixer Poster


Date: Thursday, October 27, 2016
Time: 12:00 p.m.
Location: HUB Siderooms 201/202

Come join us for our lunch-time mixer to speak with current students and faculty to learn more about the program and all the benefits the major has to offer. Light refreshments will be provided. Please feel free to bring your lunch. 

Thursday, November 17th - Sunday, November 20th
Transgender Awareness Week

Africana Studies Transweek Poster

Join the Africana Studies Department and the Offices of LGTBQ Services to celebrate Transgender Awareness Week (November 17-20). A series of events will highlight the histories and cultures of Black Trans people throughout the African diaspora - their lives lived and lost.