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50 Years of African & African American Studies at Harvard

AAAS 50 Poster

AAAS commemorated its 50th Anniversary with a 2-day symposium on February 28-29, 2020.

For more infor visit the AAAS50th web page to see photos and videos from the event.

Link to the AAAS 50th Page

Upcoming Events

2021 Apr 23

Art Museums and the Legacies of the Dutch Slave Trade: Curating Histories, Envisioning Futures (Part 3)

11:00am to 12:00pm

History, Memory, and Legacy: Jamaica Kincaid, Rosana Paulino, and Cheryl Finley in Conversation—Art Museums and the Legacies of the Dutch Slave Trade: Curating Histories, Envisioning Futures (Part 3)

 

Renowned writer Jamaica Kincaid and groundbreaking visual artist Rosana Paulino will discuss their explorations of the legacies of slavery in their work. They will be joined in conversation by eminent art historian Cheryl Finley.

This is the third session of Art Museums and the Legacies of the Dutch Slave Trade: Curating Histories, Envisioning...

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2021 Apr 23

'Four Hundred Souls: A Community History of African America 1619-2019'

1:00pm to 3:00pm

On Friday, April 23, 2021, at 1:00pm (Eastern) AAAS Affiliate Professor Jarvis Givens will moderate a panel discussion entitled 'Four Hundred Souls: A Community History of African America 1619-2019' as part of the W. E. B. Du Bois Research Institute Alumni Fellows Virtual Reading Series.  The webinar is free with ... Read more about 'Four Hundred Souls: A Community History of African America 1619-2019'
2021 Apr 23

Art Museums and the Legacies of the Dutch Slave Trade: Curating Histories, Envisioning Futures (Part 4)

1:00pm to 2:30pm

This session includes brief talks, followed by a roundtable discussion, by academics and museum professionals who focus on Dutch and American art and history. Speakers will discuss specific objects—ranging from the 17th to the 21st century—that have posed interpretive and museological challenges. They will also present new possibilities for considering the relationship between slavery’s past and present-day racial injustice.

This is the fourth and final session of Art Museums and the Legacies of the Dutch Slave Trade: Curating Histories, Envisioning Futures, presented...

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