What's Happening

The Black Studies Program co-sponsored a presentation with the History Department by Dr. Britt Rusert.
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Group photo of faculty performing at staged reading
Performances
Black Women Faculty Perform Staged Reading in Celebration of a Womanist Tradition!
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a wrinkle in time movie poster
Faculty
Prof. Diana Mafe reviews "A Wrinkle in Time," and "Star Trek: Discovery."
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warrior women
Faculty
Denison faculty Elizabeth Castle's new documentary, "Warrior Women," follows Lakota activist and community organizer Madonna Thunder Hawk.
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Panelists of the round table
Lectures & Discussions
The Denison Black Studies program hosts a roundtable discussion to commemorate the 50th anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King’s assassination.
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Panel members
Lectures & Discussions
On March 6th, the Black Studies Program held a panel discussion on the blockbuster Afro-futurist film—Black Panther.
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Ladysmith Black Mambazo with students
Visiting Artists
Ladysmith Black Mambazo Lunches with Black Studies Students, and Faculty on the Eve of Vail Series Performance
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Rachel marco-havens workshop
Visiting Artists
Rachel Marco-Havens, Activist and Performer, Visits the Black Women's Leadership Class, Courtesy of the Laura C. Harris Symposium!
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Nate Marshall
Lectures & Discussions
Marshall, currently a visiting professor at Wabash College in Indiana, engaged with professors and students at Barney Davis Board Room on February 8th.
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Students gathering to depart for the Black Panther
Field Trips
Prestigious Scholar of Cultural Studies, Television & Film -Terrance Dean-Leads Black Studies Students in Discussion of Ground Breaking Afro-futurist Film
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Diana Mafe
Faculty
English and Black Studies Professor Diana Adesola Mafe Publishes Groundbreaking Book on Black Women in Speculative Fiction
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terrance dean
Faculty
Visiting Faculty Member, Terrance Dean Brings Excitement/Expertise to Black Studies Course Video, Race, and Rights!
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students are pictured with Angela Davis
Conferences & Symposia
Black Studies and Women's & Gender Studies Students Attend the National Women's Studies Association Annual Conference in Baltimore, MD.
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Dr. Yvonne-Marie Mokam
Faculty
On behalf of the Africanist faculty group, Dr. Mokam organized a visit and events featuring Dr. Ambroise Kom, co-founder of University of the Mountains.
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Students in a discussion circle
Lectures & Discussions
Denison Students & Community Members Learn to Bird-Dog! Global Health Activist Offers Training on Non-Violent Social Change.
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Robert Caldwell teaching
Alumni
Denison Alumnus, Robert Caldwell ('82), Conducts Training on Poverty, Race, Class, and Culture in Columbus
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Gabrielle Civil
Faculty
Black Feminist Performance Artist-Dr. Gabrielle Civil Offers Exciting New Cross-listed Course in Black Studies.
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Ignatius Sancho
Faculty
Associate Professor of English, Diana Mafe, will teach a new study abroad course in Bath, England, that focuses on the black Atlantic.
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Kelly Jo Fulkerson-Dikuua, Sheneese Thompson, Toni King
Faculty
Two New Visiting Faculty Members Teach the Introduction to Black Studies
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Workshops & Info Sessions
Black Studies Faculty Participate in Three-day Workshop on Internationalization and the Liberal Arts
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thomas witherspoon
Alumni
Dr. Thomas Witherspoon returns as the new Associate Dean of Students and Director of Multi-Cultural Student Affairs and Joins Black Studies Committee
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Ohio Consortium of Multicultural Centers in Higher Education Conference
Faculty
Black Studies professors joined members of Denison faculty & staff to attend the Ohio Consortium of Multicultural Centers in Higher Education Conference.
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Lectures & Discussions
Black Studies Students Learn about Local Social Justice Case through Author, Activist, and Educator-David Greene
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Hidden Figures Panel
Faculty
Showcasing Oscar Winning Film: Hidden Figures at Denison with a Panel Discussion by Denison Professors
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Visiting Artists
Professor Kemal Nance visited Denison as a part of the Berry & Nance Dance Project, who offered a Dance concert on February 9th.
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tabitha chester and patrisse cullors
Faculty
Black Studies Professor Dr. Tabitha Chester Collaborates on Production with Patrisse Cullors, Co-Founder of Black Lives Matter
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sianneh and devon
Student News
The Piano Lesson, which received the 1990 Pulitzer Prize for Drama, is performed at Denison's Ace Morgan Theatre and Short North Stage:The Garden Theatre.
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Organizational Leadership class group photo
Student News
Dr. Tabitha Chester's Womanism & Black Feminism class and Dr. King's Black Women & Organizational Leadership class took up the cause of Bresha Meadows.
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group shot
Lectures & Discussions
Art and Panel Discussion with Award Winning Photographer Rowland Scherman.
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Mama Charlotte O'Neal
Lectures & Discussions
Founding Director of Tanzania's United African Alliance Community Center, Mama Charlotte O'Neal performs as musician, poet and visual artist.
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Toni King

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