2018

Guillaume

AAAS Student Elected President of The Harvard Crimson

November 28, 2018

AAAS student Kristine E. Guillaume, a junior majoring in literature, history, and African-American studies, has been featured in multiple news outlets of late for being elected the first black woman to serve as President of The Harvard Crimson.  Links to three of the many articles being written about Ms. Guillaume’s historic appointment are below:

THE HARVARD CRIMSON:   ...

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Nine Moments for Now on View at The Cooper Gallery

November 16, 2018

In conjunction with the For Freedoms/50 States Initiative founded by Eric Gottesman and Hank Willis Thomas, the exhibition “Nine Moments for Now” on view at The Ethelbert Cooper Gallery of African and African American Art through January 21, 2019, brings together contemporary art and modernist approaches to the question of how artists engage in political...

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Inaugural Gordon Parks Foundation Essay Prize Announced

November 8, 2018

The Gordon Parks Foundation Essay Prize offers three $5,000 awards to Harvard undergraduate and graduate students per academic year for essays that explore the relationship between visual art and justice as it pertains to racial equity. The prize, which honors the legacy of photographer and filmmaker Gordon Parks, serves to acknowledge the importance of visual literacy and the nexus of race and citizenship, particularly in the United...

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The Association of Black Faculty, Administrators, and Fellows (ABFAF) Celebrate the Appointment of African American Women Leaders at Harvard University

October 30, 2018

On Wednesday, October 30, 2018, the Association of Black Faculty, Administrators, and Fellows (ABFAF) held a meeting to celebrate the appointment of African American women leaders at Harvard University.  ABFAF celebrated the appointments of Deans Tomiko Brown-Nagin (Radcliffe), Claudine Gay (FAS and AAAS), Bridget Terry Long (HGSE), and Michelle Williams (HSPH) as well as Chief of...

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