News and Events

A Busy Africana Arts Fall~

Africana looks forward to several Africana-related arts events this Fall.  The ’62 Center will host an exciting new show about African Americans and ‘race relations’ in the United States entitled The Shipment (Sept. 29/30, Main Stage, 62 Ctr).  The Williams College Museum of Art (WCMA) will host a exciting exhibit… Continue reading »

Africana has a new Administrative Assistant

Africana welcomes Megan Konieczny  as our new Administrative Assistant.  Megan hails from Boston University, via Trinity College.  She has extensive College experience and expertise, and we hope she likes ‘country’ life enough to stay with us a while. Continue reading »

Africana bids a sad farewell to Africana Stalwart, Arif Smith

Social justice educator, dancer, percussionist and untiring advocate for Africana Studies and Africana students, Arif Smith, is returning to his home state, Oklahoma, to join Public Strategies, Inc. in developing a comprehensive system of programming to support students (K-12) and families in northeast Oklahoma City. We will miss him dearly,… Continue reading »

Poetry Reading by Prof. DL Smith, Oct. 25

The reading will be given by Professor DL Smith. Smith will be reading his new translations of poems by Federico Garcia-Lorca. Please join us for a very special event. A reception will follow the reading and all are welcome to attend. The event is sponsored by the… Continue reading »