African and African American Studies Dept

African and African-American Studies becomes Africana Studies at Lehman College

October 17, 2016 2:36 pm African and African American Studies Dept, Faculty

The Department of African and African-American Studies at Lehman College has changed its name to the Department of Africana Studies. The change, says Chair Mark Christian, is reflective of a national trend.

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Bronx: Africa: An Artistic Journey into the Borough’s African Connection

March 1, 2016 11:13 am African and African American Studies Dept, Faculty, School of Arts and Humanities, Uncategorized

Dr. LeRonn Brooks, a Lehman adjunct assistant professor, has curated a powerful new art exhibit, Bronx: Africa, at the Longwood Gallery at Hostos Community College.

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Adam Clayton Powell IV to Deliver Keynote Address at Lehman Black History Month Commemoration Feb. 24

February 5, 2016 1:43 pm African and African American Studies Dept, In the News, Lovinger Theatre, Students, Uncategorized, Urban Male Leadership Program

The Honorable Adam Clayton Powell, IV will be the keynote speaker for this year’s Black History Month, Martin Luther King Jr. tribute on February 24.

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Celebrated Québécoise Author Marie-Célie Agnant Talks About Writing with a Burning Pen in Upcoming Lecture Oct. 27

October 23, 2015 4:16 pm African and African American Studies Dept, Languages and Literatures Dept, Latin American and Puerto Rican Studies Dept, School of Arts and Humanities

Famed Québécoise author Marie-Célie Agnant will give a talk, titled “Writing with a Burning Pen,” on Tuesday, October 27, at 3:30 p.m. in Studio C-36 of the Multimedia Center. Agnant is celebrated for her rich body of work exploring issues concerning women, racism, slavery, and injustice throughout Haitian and Latin American history.

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Michael Deas, Director of the Lehman Urban Male Leadership Program, Receives Bronx Chamber of Commerce Honor

February 5, 2015 1:58 pm African and African American Studies Dept, Faculty, Urban Male Leadership Program

Michael Deas, the director of Lehman’s Urban Male Leadership Program (UMLP) was honored by the Bronx Chamber of Commerce , as a leader who has made significant social and educational contributions to the city. Director Deas was recognized alongside luminaries such as former New York City Mayor David Dinkins, newly elected Speaker of the New York [...]

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Giving Peace A Chance

October 24, 2014 4:54 pm African and African American Studies Dept, Center for Human Rights and Peace Studies, President Fernández, Student Affairs

A peace garden grows at Lehman College thanks to the Sigma Phi Rho fraternity.

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Three Families, Three Decades: Beryl Goldberg’s Portraits from Burkino Faso, West Africa on Exhibit at Leonard Lief Library

March 4, 2014 2:47 pm African and African American Studies Dept, Art Dept, Library, School of Arts and Humanities, Women's Studies Program

In a celebration of Women’s History Month, Lehman College presents the groundbreaking photographs of Beryl Goldberg, on display throughout March in Leonard Lief Library.

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Erica Huggins: A Catalyst in the Evolution of Gender Politics in the Black Panther Party

April 12, 2013 2:55 pm African and African American Studies Dept, Audio, Multimedia

Professor Mary Phillips presents some of her work from her dissertation, “Sister Revolutionaries: The Leadership of Ericka Huggins and Elaine Brown in the Black Panther Party.”

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AAAS Professor to Discuss Erica Huggins and the Black Panther Party in Upcoming Talk

March 11, 2013 2:21 pm African and African American Studies Dept

Assistant Professor Mary Phillips (AAAS) will explore activist Ericka Huggins’ role in the Black Panther Party, and how she influenced the Party’s views on gender conventions in her upcoming talk, titled “A Catalyst in the Evolution of Gender Politics in the Black Panther Party.”

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Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Lecture Feb. 13

February 11, 2013 1:49 pm African and African American Studies Dept, Urban Male Leadership Program

Councilwoman Helen D. Foster will deliver the keynote address.

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AAAS Department to Co-Host Seventh Greater New York Area Africa Historians Workshop

April 10, 2012 10:04 am African and African American Studies Dept, Faculty

Professor Bertrade Banoum (AAAS) will serve as a discussant in the 7th Greater New York Area Africa Historians Workshop, which will be held on Friday, April 13, at Barnard College in Manhattan.

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Celebrating Black History Month

February 12, 2012 12:00 pm African and African American Studies Dept, Urban Male Leadership Program

In celebration of Black History Month, Lehman College will pay tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. with its annual lecture on Wednesday, February 15, at 11 a.m. Then on Thursday, February 16, at 12:30 p.m. actor and author Tayo Aluko will present a one-man show about Black political resistance.

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