Center for Africana Studies programs reflect our commitment to meaningful scholarship for the academy and the public—scholarship that has an impact on national, cultural, policy, and scholarly discourses.

Penn Alumni Reading Club

ft. Herman Beavers
Oct 29, 2020 at -

Join Penn Professor Herman Beavers for an interactive online discussion of James Baldwin’s essay collection, The Fire Next Time. Professor Beavers has a joint appointment in the Department of Africana…

Penn Sociology Colloquium Series

Adia Harvey Wingfield
Oct 28, 2020 - Oct 1, 2020 at -

Adia Harvey Wingfield
Professor of Sociology, Mary Tileston Hemenway Professor of Arts & Sciences, Washington University in St. Louis

The Bluest Eye at 50: Reading Toni Morrison in the Age of Trump

Herman Beavers
Oct 14, 2020 at -

2020 is a moment when we find an increased awareness of systemic racism and police brutality growing across demographic lines during the Presidency of Donald J. Trump, whose race baiting and divisiveness has sought…

Center for Africana Studies Faculty Research Colloquium

ft. Guthrie Ramsey and Shana Redmond
Sep 29, 2020 at -

Join Penn’s Guthrie Ramsey, Jr., Edmund J. and Louise W. Kahn Term Professor of Music, in conversation with Shana Redmond, Professor of Musicology and African American Studies at the University of California, Los…