Harvard University psychologist has found that we still tend to see biracials not as equal members of both parent groups, but as belonging more to their minority parent group.
Professor Sidanius and Arnold K. Ho, Ph.D. say their work reflects the cultural entrenchment of America’s traditional racial hierarchy, which assigns the highest status to whites, followed by Asians, with Latinos and blacks at the bottom.
Henry Louis Gates Jr. and Du Bois Institute Fellow David Bindman
“The Image of the Black in Western Art” is based in the efforts of the French couple John and Dominique De Menil, human rights champions, art enthusiasts, and philanthropists who, reacting to U.S. segregation in the 1960s, began the process of documenting the depiction of individuals of… Read more about Image of the Black in Western Art
Oludamini's research that found that bilingual individuals’ opinions of different ethnic groups were affected by the language in which they took a test probing their biases and predilections.
Oludamini Ogunnaike is a first-year graduate student in the Department of African and African American Studies with a primary field in Religion. He graduated summa cum laude from Harvard University with an A.B. in Cognitive Neuroscience and African Studies in 2007. His current research focuses on comparative religious philosophy and mysticism amongst various religious… Read more about AAAS Grad Student, Oludamini Ogunnaike co-authors paper on bilinguals
The University announced today that it has received a $10 million gift from industrial magnate Anand G. Mahindra ’77 that will support the Harvard Humanities Center.
The gift is the largest in Harvard’s history directed exclusively towards the humanities. Mahindra’s donation will fund the center’s ongoing programs and the opportunity to expand its reach by strengthening the center’s ties to other cultural institutions, like libraries and museums, and similar organizations across the country, according to English Professor Homi K. Bhabha, director of the center.… Read more about Professor Homi K. Bhabha receives $10 Million gift for Humanities Studies
In this social engagement course we will explore issues of structural inequality (economic, racial, global) as we think through emerging societal issues of ethics ushered in by genetic applications today.
African And African American Studies 168 Duana Fullwiley
In this social engagement course we will explore issues of structural inequality (economic, racial, global) as we think through emerging societal issues of ethics ushered in by genetic applications today. We will look at three areas of genome research broadly through case studies… Read more about New Course: Genetics, Society + Ethics
Lawrence D. Bobo is acting-chair of the Department of African and African American Studies for the 2010-11 academic year.
Lawrence D. Bobo, the W. E. B. Du Bois Professor of the Social Sciences at Harvard University, is the acting-chair of the Department of African and African American Studies for the 2010-11 academic year. Bobo assumes the role as acting-chair while Evelyn Brooks Higginbotham visits the Duke University Law School as its first John Hope Franklin Professor of American Legal History.