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Isom-Scott's new co-authored article published in national journal

Isom-Scott's new co-authored article published in national journal

Deena Isom-Scott, assistant professor in African American Studies and Criminology and Criminal Justice, co-authored the article...

Meet Prof. Qiana Whitted, our new AFAM Studies director:

Meet Prof. Qiana Whitted, our new AFAM Studies director:

The new director of AFAM Studies, Qiana Whitted, is an associate professor of English and African American Studies

BTW Nomination

BTW Nomination

Historic Booker T. Washington Auditorium nominated to National Registry

We are A-FAM-ily

We are A-FAM-ily

Introducing... AFAM Studies started of the fall semester with three new additions to our family.

Setting the stage

Setting the stage

AFAM Studies' artists Tanya wideman-Davis and Thaddeus Davis, both associate professors, were recently one of two Southern dance companies to win the prestigious New England Foundation for the Arts, National Dance Project Grant for the production "Migratuse Ataraxia."

Ms. Fuller goes to Washington

Ms. Fuller goes to Washington

UofSC AFAM Studies minor Antionna Fuller doesn't let any grass grow under her feet. No sooner had the senior touched down in Columbia this past May from a MayMester trip to Cape Town, South Africa, made a quick change of clothes, she took off to the nation's capital...

Junior Antionna Fuller's Internship with Senator Graham's Office

Junior Antionna Fuller's Internship with Senator Graham's Office

Junior Antionna Fuller got an inside look at how federal government works during an internship serving in U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham's office.

Art of Change

Art of Change

University of South Carolina professor and poet honored for creative vision to spark social change nationwide

Wideman-Davis and Davis Duo Take a Show on the Road

Wideman-Davis and Davis Duo Take a Show on the Road

On stage --- Stories of the Origins and Experiences of African Americans

A 20-Year Journey to the Stage

A 20-Year Journey to the Stage

Assoc. African American Studies and English Literature Prof. Marvin McAllister talks about his creative journey to staging a reading of an historic play, "Drama of King Shotaway."

Daughters of the Dust: Women of Color Film Festival

Daughters of the Dust: Women of Color Film Festival

Nikky Finney, the John H. Bennett Jr. Chair in Creative Writing and Southern Letters at the University of South Carolina is set to host the Nickelodeon Film Festival, November 11-13, celebrating black female filmmakers, and the 25th anniversary release of the critically acclaimed movie "Daughters of the Dust.

 

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