Archive: Maria Heredia


  • 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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  • Professor Nikki Jones wins national award for criminology research

    December 1, 2020

    By Ivan Natividad | DECEMBER 1, 2020 UC Berkeley African American Studies professor Nikki Jones has won the 2020 Michael J. Hindelang Award. The national honor given by the American Society of Criminology (ASC), recognizes a book published within the past three years that makes the most outstanding contribution to research in criminology. Jones recently received the award for her book The Chosen Ones: Black Men and the Politics of Redemption. Through the use of ethnographic interviews with inner-city police officers and recordings of police encounters collected by and alongside law enforcement, the book delves into the reasons why violence…

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  • Professor Stephen Small to Speak at the European Parliament – 12/2/2020

    December 1, 2020

    Recognizing the Past, Repairing the Present, Building the Future Inaugural Commemoration of the European Day for the Abolition of the Slave Trade in the European Parliament Virtual Event on the Histories and Legacies of the Transatlantic Trade and Enslavement of Africans and People of African Descent in Europe and the Caribbean with a Screening of the Documentary Series “Enslaved” (2020) 2 December 2020  –  INTRODUCTION 14:00 – 14:20 Welcoming remarks ·      Dimitrios Papadimoulis, Vice-President of the European Parliament ·      Charles Michel, President of the European Council (TBC) ·      Helena Dalli, European Commissioner for Equality 14:20 – 14:25 Introduction of the…

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  • Berkeley students reflect on the election and the work ahead

    November 9, 2020

    https://news.berkeley.edu/2020/11/05/students-react-to-election-results/

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  • America on edge: Berkeley scholars’ early election thoughts

    November 5, 2020

    https://news.berkeley.edu/2020/11/04/america-on-edge-berkeley-scholars-early-election-thoughts/

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  • New Berkeley course examines 2020 election through the lens of American democracy

    October 28, 2020

    By Ivan Natividad| OCTOBER 27, 2020 Racial unrest and violence between armed white militias and Black Lives Matter protestors. Millions of acres burned in California wildfires. The appointment of a new Supreme Court justice. A pandemic that has left more than 225,000 Americans dead and over 20 million unemployed. Presidential candidates with vastly different visions for the future. These are just some of the lofty issues weighing on the minds of American voters casting their ballots on Nov. 3. For first-time voters, many of them college students, confronting all these crises can be quite overwhelming. But students taking a new…

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  • Reading and Composition Lecture Pool-Department of African American Studies and Ethnic Studies

    October 6, 2020

    Job #JPF02667 College of Letters & Science – Social Sciences – African Am Studies   RECRUITMENT PERIOD Open date: September 29th, 2020 Next review date: Wednesday, Oct 14, 2020 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time) Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee. Final date: Wednesday, Sep 29, 2021 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time) Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled. DESCRIPTION The Asian American and Asian Diaspora Studies Program, Chicana/o and Latina/o Studies Program, and the Native American Studies program in…

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  • Lecturer Pool-Department of African American Studies

    October 6, 2020

    Job #JPF02665 College of Letters & Science – Social Sciences – African Am Studies RECRUITMENT PERIOD Open date: September 29th, 2020 Next review date: Wednesday, Oct 14, 2020 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time) Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee. Final date: Wednesday, Sep 29, 2021 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time) Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled. DESCRIPTION The Department of African American Studies at the University of California, Berkeley, is generating an applicant pool of qualified instructors to…

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  • Berkeley Conversations: Race & The Criminal Justice System

    August 4, 2020

    “Berkeley Conversations: Race & The Criminal Justice System” featuring African American Studies Professor, Nikki Jones. Link: https://news.berkeley.edu/2020/07/28/race-the-criminal-justice-system/

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