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  • Virtual Event: Dissecting Blackness in Early-Twentieth-Century Egypt

    Down to the Bone: Dissecting Blackness in Early-Twentieth-Century Egypt With Dr. Taylor Moore Shreya Parikh, Ph.D Candidate in UNC Sociology, Moderator March 18th, 4PM Taylor M. Moore is a University of California Presidential Postdoctoral Fellow in the History Department at … Continued

  • Virtual Event: Black American Relations with South Koreans

    Black American Relations with South Koreans: Historical Origins and Present Trajectories Presentation on February 3, 4 PM by Professor Nadia Kim (Loyola Marymount University), moderated by Morgan Wilson (Ph.D. candidate, UNC Department of History). Nadia Y. Kim, professor of sociology … Continued

  • Virtual Event: Black Americans and U.S.-Japan Relations

    Paige Cottingham-Streater, ‘Black Americans and US-Japan Relations,’ January 21, 2021, 4 PM ET PART OF THE 2020-21 SPEAKER SERIES, “BLACKNESS IN ASIAN AND MIDDLE EASTERN STUDIES”   This session will feature Paige Cottingham-Streater, executive director of the Japan-U.S. Friendship Commission, … Continued

  • Thank you for celebrating with us!

    In the fall of 2019, our department set out an ambitious goal: to celebrate our fortieth anniversary by producing forty stories about students, faculty, and alumni, and by increasing participation in our modest fundraising efforts by encouraging forty donations over … Continued