• Anna Deavere Smith in New A.R.T. Production

    Notes from the Field: Doing Time in Education (created, written, and performed by Anna Deavere Smith) will be playing at the American Repertory Theater from August 20th - September 17th.

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  • Carrie Mae Weems: I once knew a girl...

    Fall 2016 Exhibition at the Cooper Gallery 

    On View September 20, 2016 - Jan 7, 2017

    Opening Reception 6 pm, September 19, 2016

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  • Save the Date - 2016 Hutchins Center Honors

    Please join us on Thursday, October 6th, at Sanders Theatre for our annual Hutchins Center Honors and Du Bois Medal Ceremony.

    Details and Honorees TBA

    See videos and other media from past ceremonies:

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  • Dictionary of Caribbean and Afro-Latin American Biography

    New reference set now available from editors-in-chief Franklin W. Knight and Henry Louis Gates, Jr.

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  • From Slave to Statesman: The Life of Educator, Editor, and Civil Rights Activist Willis M. Carter of Virginia

    New book available by Robert Heinrich and Deborah Harding. Foreword by Henry Louis Gates, Jr.

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Class of 2016-2017 Fellows

The Hutchins Center for African & African American Research Announces its Fourth Class of W. E. B. Du Bois Research Institute Fellows.

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Classic Crates

This year, the Loeb Music Library at Harvard University, in collaboration with the Hiphop Archive & Research Institute, began its archive of 200 of the most influential hiphop albums.

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William Julius Wilson, along with his colleagues Lawrence D. Bobo, Matthew Desmond, Devah Pager, Robert Sampson, Mario Small, and Bruce Western has launched a major new project at the Hutchins Center.

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