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Prof. Terrance Dean
Faculty
Prof. Terrance Dean's essay, 'Generations: Toward a Black Love Teaching Ethic' has been published in a collection titled "Teaching While Black."
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Students visit city hall
Field Trips
Black Studies students experience civic engagement in action.
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Terrance Dean
Faculty
The Columbus Museum of Art announces Denison Professor Terrance Dean has been named the first Aminah Brenda Lynn Robinson Scholar-in-Residence.
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Winter 2022 cover
Denison Magazine
Conversations with faculty about what it means to teach — and to trigger those amazing moments of illumination
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Hotel maid changing towels
In the News
Prof. Terrance Dean urges readers to wear facemasks to protect "unseen" others: domestic workers, hotel maids, waitstaff, retail workers and more.
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Aminah Robinson art work
In the News
Aminah Robinson captured 'Black love' living in plain sight, says Prof. Terrence Dean of an extensive exhibit of the deceased artist's work.
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Rev. Timothy Carpenter
Awards & Honors
Rev. Timothy Carpenter, Denison's Coordinator of Gospel Studies and Adjunct Chaplain will be honored as the 2021 Legacy Award Recipient.
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Former residents of Allensworth, Calif.
Faculty
Prof. Terrance Dean shares a lesson in racial disparity learned from the history of Allensworth, Calif.
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Announcements & Updates
Dr. Christopher Travers offers Denison's social movements course beginning fall 2021
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Faculty
The HistoryMakers has awarded its 2021 Faculty Innovations in Pedagogy and Teaching Fellowship to Denison University Assistant Professor Terrance Dean.
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Faculty
Profs. Dean, Powell Sears and James discuss why Black girls like Ma'Khia Bryant are judged as if they're adults, in a Columbus Dispatch podcast.
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Prof. Michael Croley
Faculty
Prof. Michael Croley shares his story as an Asian American in Appalachia.
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Madison, WI
In the News
Walt Dakota Williams '84 brings 30 years of experience to his role as Economic Development Director for Madison, WI.
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In the News
Cancel culture emerges to "takedown" behaviors that represent implicit bias, but research shows we all carry bias, says Prof. Toni King.
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Exhibitions
Chelsea A. Flowers '13 is the featured artist in next ‘RACE Matters’ series installment in Harold J. Miossi art gallery.
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Lectures & Discussions
The Black Studies department offers a webinar 'racism is a public health crisis'
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Featured News
Denison University announces the creation of the William Payne Innovation Lab for Racial, Social, Political, and Communal Sustainability.
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LeBron James
In the News
Study by DU Faculty Robert Bennett III notes that Black athletes' potential to connect with voters can be larger than that of politicians.
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Columbus, Ohio
Featured News
A partnership with Columbus Public Health gathers students, faculty, and health experts to address today’s most pressing public health crises.
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Columbus, Ohio
Internships
A new partnership with Columbus Public Health offers internships and opportunities to uncover issues of racism in public health.
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Alumni
Alumni from Black, Women & Gender, and Queer studies programs share their job search, workplace, and lives beyond Denison.
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Internships
Summer scholar research projects completed in the Black studies department in Summer 2020.
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Exhibitions
Featuring the work of contemporary Black artists, 'We Out Here' is about representation, visibility on one’s own terms, and the agency to do so.
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Faculty
Prof. Robert Bennett participates in a panel discussion to develop action-oriented strategies for social justice.
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Prof. Terrance Dean
In the News
Prof. Terrance Dean invited to Columbus Dispatch Editorial Board to help decide the topics and positions for the news organization's editorials.
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Man wearing Colin Kaepernick football jersey
In the News
Asst. Prof. Robert Bennett's research has found that black athletes' activism inspires more African Americans to get politically involved.
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Awards & Honors
Toni King, associate professor and director of the Black Studies Program, has been awarded the 2020 Brickman Leadership Award.
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Protest
Faculty
Prof. Dean: The knee on Floyd’s neck is a reminder of how black people live each day suffocating from the injustices of racism and racial biases.
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Alumni
Aaron D. Webb '96 has been named CEO of CHI Living Communities.
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Staff News
Post-doc Fellow Terrance Dean column in the Columbus Dispatch: "Run, black, run for safety, toward freedom."
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