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.

Out There Without Fear: Jamaica's Dancehall

Documentary Screening Dance Demonstration & Discussion
Apr 6, 2021 at -



Center for Africana Studies Faculty Research Colloquium

ft. Shaun Ossei-Owusu and Elizabeth Hinton
Dec 3, 2020 at -

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Ossei-Owusu will discuss his manuscript in progress, The People's Champ:…

Honorable A. Leon Higginbotham, Jr. Memorial Lecture

The Magician's Serpent: Race and the Tragedy of American Democracy
Dr. Eddie S. Glaude, Jr.
Nov 18, 2020 at -

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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…