• The Black Calendar

    Now: Upcoming events from all schools and all departments at Harvard, compiled in one place!

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  • Diago: The Pasts of This Afro-Cuban Present

    On view: February 2nd – May 5th, 2017

    Roberto Diago, SIN TÍTULO (UNTITLED), 2011.


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  • Harlem: Found Ways

    On view: May 24th, 2017 – July 15th, 2017

    Abigail DeVille (b. 1981), Sarcophagus Blue, 2017. Boat, mannequin legs, tights, wood, rope, paint. 11 x 4 x 3’ (3.35 x 1.22 x 0.91 m). Courtesy of the artist and Michel Rein.

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  • Graduation Party: May 24th

    The Department of African and African American Studies, Center for African Studies, and the Hutchins Center for African & African American Research invite you to join us in celebrating our doctoral students, graduating seniors, and secondary fielders.

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  • 'The Image of the Black in African and Asian Art'

    Now available! The latest volume from the Image of the Black Archive & Library asks how the black figure was depicted by artists from the non-Western world.

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Classic Crates

This year, the Loeb Music Library at Harvard University, in collaboration with the Hiphop Archive & Research Institute, began its archive of 200 of the most influential hiphop albums.

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Mark Claster Mamolen Dissertation Workshop Class of 2017

The fourteen members of the second edition of the Mark Claster Mamolen Dissertation Workshop were selected from a pool of forty-two applicants from universities and research  institutions in Germany, Spain, Mexico, Brazil, Colombia, Puerto Rico, and United States.

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