W. E. B. Du Bois Research Institute

NAACP HISTORY: W.E.B. DUBOIS

William Edward Burghardt Du Bois (February 23, 1868 – August 27, 1963) was an American civil rights activist, leader, Pan-Africanist, sociologist, educator, historian, writer, editor, poet, and scholar. He was born and raised in Great Barrington, Massachusetts. He had two children with his wife,... Read more about NAACP HISTORY: W.E.B. DUBOIS
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Announcing the 2018-2019 Fellows

June 8, 2018

Announcing the 2018-2019 Fellows

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

Henry Louis Gates, Jr., Alphonse Fletcher University Professor and Director of the W. E. B. Du Bois Research Institute at the Hutchins Center for African & African American Research, welcomes twenty-three Fellows for the 2018-2019 academic year.

“We are happy to welcome yet another class of scholars and artists engaged in timely and exciting work,” says...

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Rumbi Katedza

Rumbi Katedza

Independent Filmmaker
Fall 2019: J. M. D. Manyika Fellow

Rumbi Katedza is a filmmaker and writer, who has lived in the USA, Japan, Italy, Canada, the UK and Zimbabwe. She produces corporate and independent...

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David Bindman

Emeritus Professor of the History of Art, University College London
2020-2021: Image of the Black Archive & Library Fellow

David Bindman is Emeritus Durning-Lawrence Professor of the History of Art at University College London. Author of many distinguished...

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2018 Feb 14

Spring Colloquium with Christa Clarke

(All day)

Location: 

Thompson Room, Barker Center, 12 Quincy Street, Cambridge, MA

Christa Clarke, Senior Curator, Arts of Global Africa at the Newark Museum

Bio and Project

The Activist Collector: Recovering the Story of an African American Woman in Pre-Apartheid South Africa

Free and open to the public. A Q+A session will follow each talk. Please feel free to bring a lunch.

Location: Thompson Room, Barker Center, 12 Quincy Street, Cambridge, MA

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2018 Mar 07

Spring Colloquium with Lafleur Stephens-Dougan

(All day)

Location: 

Thompson Room, Barker Center, 12 Quincy Street, Cambridge, MA

Lafleur Stephens-Dougan, Assistant Professor in the Department of Politics at Princeton University

Bio and Project

The Race for Votes: How Candidates Use Negative Racial Appeals About Blacks to Win White Votes

Free and open to the public. A Q+A session will follow each talk. Please feel free to bring a lunch.

Location: Thompson Room, Barker Center, 12 Quincy Street, Cambridge, MA

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