News & Events Archive: 2021

News & Events


  • Congresswoman Barbara Lee Honors the Late Professor Hardy Frye

    July 13, 2021

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  • A Series of Articles on the L8 Toxteth Uprising (by Professor Stephen Small)

    June 10, 2021

    Published by Writing on the Wall. Click here to access the articles.

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  • Sandra Richmond receives the Excellence in Management 2021 Award

    May 6, 2021

    The Department of African American & African Diaspora Studies is proud to announce that our Director of Administration, Sandra Richmond, is a recipient of the Excellence in Management 2021 Award. Congratulations, Sandy! 

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  • Summer Courses 2021

    April 16, 2021

       

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  • Black Staff and Faculty Organization: Recognizing the Legacies of Black Women at Cal

    March 10, 2021

    View this email in your browser Recognizing the Legacies of Black Women at Cal Members of the 1921 Rho Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, University of California, Berkeley (left to right): Virginia Stephens, Oreatheal Richardson, Myrtle Price (in back), Ida Jackson (sorority president), Talma Brooks, and Ruby Jefferson. (Photo courtesy of Stephens Family papers, African American Museum and Library at Oakland) BSFO acknowledges and celebrates the phenomenal legacy of Black womxn at Cal who are, or have been, staff, faculty, students, contributors, community members, etc. on campus since 1909. We extend our appreciation for you, and THANK YOU for your tremendous impact.…

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  • Sign-up for Virtual Black Grad 2021

    February 22, 2021

    The Department of African American Studies plans on hosting our annual Black Graduation ceremony, which is open to all majors and degree programs across the campus. Black Graduation 2021 is being planned for Wednesday May 19, 2021 at 2:00 pm.  This will be a virtual ceremony.  We are inviting all Spring and Summer 2021 degree list candidates who are interested to participate.  if you plan on participating in Black Grad 2021, please use this form to provide us with your basic contact information.  Once we have an official registration portal that works with central campus', we will invite everyone to register.  So,…

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  • Language is more than how we speak — it’s home

    February 17, 2021

    Language is more than how we speak — it’s home By Anne Brice, Berkeley News, and Ivan Natividad| FEBRUARY 16, 2021 Listen here Subscribe to Fiat Vox. See all podcast episodes. This episode features African American Studies Lecturer, Rose Wilkerson.     

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  • Black Staff & Faculty Organization: Black History Month Newsletter 2021

    February 3, 2021

    Published by the Black Staff & Faculty Organization at UC Berkeley. To view in a browser click here. February 2021 Newsletter   Dear BSFO Family, While we wish that we could celebrate Black History Month together in-person this year, we are grateful for everyone's health and safety and are SO excited for the amazing BHM programming happening on campus and with BSFO cohorts throughout the UC! We are working to make sure we highlight all the events going on this month, and please let us know if there is an event, announcement, or concern you would like to lift up…

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  • Berkeley African American Studies awarded $2.8 million grant to expand community impact

    January 19, 2021

    By Ivan Natividad| JANUARY 15, 2021 Article Link here

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  • The Department of African American Studies Awarded $2.8 Million Mellon Grant

    January 13, 2021

    The Department of African American Studies at Berkeley is proud to be one of 16 college and university recipients of the Andrew A. Mellon Foundation's new Just Futures grant, which will support our multidisciplinary, humanities-led teams working to address racial inequality. Learn more [press release below]   UC Berkeley’s Department of African American Studies Awarded $2.8 Million grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation   The Department of African American Studies at the University of California, Berkeley is excited to announce that we have been selected as one of sixteen recipients of the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation’s Just Futures grant. This…

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