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Directors, Chairs, and Department Heads from programs in Africana and African American Studies programs in the Southeastern Conference collaborated on this statement for publication.

The Institute for African American Studies is proud to announce the winners of the Lee Roy B. Giles Encouragement Award, established in 2010 by his wife, Dr. Freda Scott Giles, Professor Emeritus in the Institute.

In the midst of our current global pandemic, the Institute for African American Studies is proud to celebrate faculty member Ed Pavlic on the paperback release of his latest novel, Another Kind of Madness, a tale

Associate Director of IAAS, Dr. Lesley Feracho, recently returned from a 20-day trip to three cities in Brazil during which she engaged with the local, thriving black Brazilian feminist community through research, cultural events, meetings with activists, and dialogue with members of these…

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Study within African American cultural history provides a basis for understanding political, social, and economic relations throughout human history.