Departments of Education & AFAS are accepting applications for a tenured associate professor or full professor in Education Policy

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WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY IN ST. LOUIS, Departments of Education & African and African-American Studies – Tenured Associate Professor or Full Professor in Education Policy

WashU faculty look to advance scholarship on legacies of racial violence

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In an effort to advance research and policy addressing legacies of racial violence, three Washington University faculty members — David Cunningham, Hedwig Lee and Geoff Ward — have co-edited a special issue of The Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science.

Rafia Zafar guest edits African American Review’s special issue on Arturo Alfonso Schomburg

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This special issue of African American Review remembers, recharges, and reimagines the legacy of Afro-Borinqueño visionary Arturo Alfonso Schomburg.

Maragh-Lloyd Spotlighted in the Journal of Cinema and Media Studies

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In this interview with JCMS Professor Maragh-Lloyd discusses the nuances of race, resistance, and technology.

Swahili students win U.S. Department of State Scholarships

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The Critical Language Scholarship (CLS) Program is a competitive and intensive overseas language and cultural immersion program for American university students to study one of fifteen critical languages.

"A Taste Of Freedom" with guest Rafia Zafar on NPR's "Code Switch"

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African American Review Special Schomburg Issue

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Professor Rafia Zafar guest edits the African American Review's special issue featuring Arturo Schomburg.

AFAS faculty help lead WashU & Slavery, a new initiative in CRE2

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Several AFAS faculty are helping to lead Washington University's participation in Universities Studying Slavery, a global consortium of nearly eighty universities across five countries engaged in examining how their institutional histories are entangled with histories and legacies of slavery. The project, WashU & Slavery, is based in the Center for the Study of Race, Ethnicity & Equity (CRE2).

Applications Now Open for Black Digital Media Studies Tenure-Track Professor

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Exciting New Publications from Shearer

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Professor Samuel Shearer offers up exciting new publications in 2020!

Parikh co-edits special issue of the American Ethnologist

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Professor Shanti Parikh served as co-editor of special Ferguson issue of the American Ethnologist journal.

New Publications from Vetta Thompson

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Professor Vetta Thompson addresses COVID-19 and community engagement in four new publications.

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