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Latest Linkages Newsletter!

September 28, 2021

    Linkages is the newsletter of the Department of African, African American, and Diaspora Studies. It is published annually and showcases the work and activities of our faculty, students, and staff. Our consolidated issue for 2014 – 2020 can … Continued

Job Announcement – Historian of American Slavery

October 19, 2020

The Department of African, African American, & Diaspora Studies at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill seeks to hire a historian who specializes in American slavery, whose work focuses on the African American experience, and who is able … Continued

Dr. Kia Caldwell’s Latest Book Publication

September 21, 2020

Congratulations to Dr. Kia Caldwell and co-author, Justice Emily Chavez for their latest published book titled “Engaging the African Diaspora in K-12 Education” published by Peter Lang Academic Publishers (<a href="https://www.peterlang.com/view/title/69300?rskey=7JHAoQ

Congratulations to Dr. Lydia Boyd for Recent Book Publication

September 21, 2020

Congratulations to Dr. Lydia Boyd for the following recent publication:  her co-edited book, Legislating Gender and Sexuality in Africa: Human Rights, Society and the State published by the University of Wisconsin Press (https://uwpress.wisc.edu/books/5876.htm)

AAAD Statement on Systemic Racism and Police Violence

June 11, 2020

The Department of African, African American, and Diaspora Studies stands in solidarity with those protesting institutionalized racism, police misconduct, and all forms of discrimination that infringe upon the civil rights and human dignity of groups and individuals.  As a unit … Continued

Memorial Tribute to Dr. Perry Hall

June 8, 2020

  Students, faculty, and staff in the Department of African, African American, and Diaspora (AAAD) Studies mourn the loss of Dr. Perry Hall, who passed away on April 19, 2020.  Dr. Hall served on the UNC-Chapel Hill faculty for 28 … Continued