We will be recognizing the AAAD graduating Majors during this year’s Commencement Ceremony, which will take place on May 10, 2017. The Department will send more information to AAAD graduating Majors closer to the Ceremony date.
“Afrofuturism and Afro-German Literature,” presented by Priscilla Layne, UNC Department of Germanic and Slavic Languages & Literatures Wednesday, April 19th | 11:15a – 12:15p Graham Memorial, Room 038
The Fifth Annual Global Africana Conference will bring together a panel of Black Feminism scholars, and will feature keynote speakers Faye V. Harrison and Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie. Please join us!
The 2017 Undergraduate Research Conference will open with the Dunbar-Stone Lecture, presented by Keynote Speaker, Dr. Catharine Newbury:
“Infra-Politics in Rwanda: Rural Activism Before and After the Genocide”
Visiting Ugandan folklorist and musician, James Isabirye, will be demonstrating Ugandan traditional instruments, such as the embaire xylophone, and discussing their traditional and modern social contexts. This free event is public, and participants will have opportunities to examine and play the instruments. Isabirye, one of Uganda’s foremost experts on traditional music, has served as an advisor to UNESCO, as well as to the global music internet project “Singing Wells”.
“The Processing of Third Person Singular -s by African American English Speaking Second Graders: Implications for Early Educational Achievement,” presented by J. Michael Terry, UNC Department of Linguistics Tuesday, March 7th | 12:00 – 1:00p Phillips Hall, Room 212 … Continued
“African Clothing and Textiles at the Intersection of Cultures,” presented by Victoria Rovine, UNC Department of Art & Art History Friday, March 3rd | 11:15a – 12:15p Graham Memorial, Room 213
In recent years the American public has become aware of the role that social media has played in galvanizing the Black Lives Matter Movement. But very few are aware of the similarly critical role that the mid-Twentieth Century Black Press played in spurring the modern Civil Rights Movement forward. This talk will examine a key figure from this early history.
“Formative Research to Develop an HIV Self-Testing Intervention Among Networks of Men in Tanzania,” presented by Donaldson Conserve, UNC Gillings School of Public Health Wednesday, February 22nd | 11:15a – 12:15p Carolina Hall, Room 204