AFR50: The Weekend, April 4-7th, 2019

The existence of Africana Studies at Williams College is recognition that, even in the rural hills of Berkshire County, Massachusetts, Black Lives have always and continue to matter. It is my great pleasure to invite you to join the Department of Africana Studies as we commemorate our… Continue reading »

For Such a Time As This: The AFR50 Exhibit

This Spring’s exhibit in Schow Gallery celebrates fifty years of Africana Studies, an interdisciplinary field of study that emerged during the 1960s Freedom Movements, and that expands our knowledge of the vast experiences of people of Africa and the African Diaspora. Commemorating Africana Studies at Williams College is… Continue reading »

Afro-Diasporic Environmentalism Series, Fall 2018

Nkisis, Orixás and Ancestors: A Symposium “Nkisis, Orixás and Ancestors: The Role of Religion, Creativity and Environmental Ethics in the Afro-Atlantic Diaspora”  A Symposium Curated by Rachel Harding, Sterling Brown ‘22 Visiting Professor in Africana Studies  EVENTS: "Afro-Brazilian Religion and Environmental… Continue reading »