2018

2018 Oct 11

Hutchins Center Honors presents the W. E. B. Du Bois Medal Ceremony

4:00pm

Location: 

Sanders Theatre, Memorial Hall, 45 Quincy Street, Cambridge, MA

Due to current ongoing litigation of Mr. Kaepernick, no video livestream was allowed of his remarks. Below is a transcript of his remarks:

Thank you. I'm not quite sure what to say after that. Thank you, that's amazing.

As I was sitting there, and I was thinking about what I was going to say up here, I had had a...

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2018 Sep 13

Welcoming Event

4:00pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

Hutchins Center for African & African American Research, 104 Mount Auburn Street, Floor 3R, Cambridge, MA

Co-sponsored with the Department of African and African American Studies and the Center for African Studies.

Welcoming Party

Evelynn Hammonds, Ira Berlin wearing his Du Bois Medal, and Henry Louis Gates, Jr.

Historian and Du Bois Medalist Ira Berlin dies at 77

June 6, 2018
Ira Berlin, a historian who sifted through millions of documents to revive the voices of ordinary African Americans from the struggle for emancipation, and who helped demonstrate that slavery was a complex, ever-evolving institution at the core of American history, died June 5 at a hospital in Washington. He was 77.
DuBois

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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Ava DuVernay and LL Cool J

The Source: 'Ava DuVernay and LL Cool J Honored W.E.B. Du Bois Medal at Harvard'

October 5, 2017

On Wednesday night, October 4th, filmmaker Ava DuVernay and Hip-Hop icon and actor LL Cool J were honored at Harvard University's Hutchins Center for African and African American Research with the Hutchins Center Honors W.E.B. Du Bois Medal for their substantial contributions to African and African American history and culture.

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