• Closed Friday, July 1st & Monday, July 4th.

    The Hutchins Center will be closed for the holiday weekend starting Friday, July 1st. We will repoen on Tuesday, July 5th.

    The Cooper Gallery will be open Friday and Saturday, 10-5pm.

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  • Save the Date - 2016 Hutchins Forum

    Please join us on Thursday, August 18th, at the Old Whaling Church on Martha's Vineyard for our annual Hutchins Forum.

    This year's topic will be Race and the Race to the White House, featuring panelists Charles Blow, Donna Brazile, Leah Wright Rigeur, and Armstrong Williams.

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  • Dictionary of Caribbean and Afro-Latin American Biography

    New reference set now available from editors-in-chief Franklin W. Knight and Henry Louis Gates, Jr.

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  • From Slave to Statesman: The Life of Educator, Editor, and Civil Rights Activist Willis M. Carter of Virginia

    New book available by Robert Heinrich and Deborah Harding. Foreword by Henry Louis Gates, Jr.

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    Summer exhibition at the Cooper Gallery featuring the Permanent Collection.

    On view May 20th - July 16th, 2016.

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  • Save the Date - 2016 Hutchins Center Honors

    Please join us on Thursday, October 6th, at Sanders Theatre for our annual Hutchins Center Honors and Du Bois Medal Ceremony.

    Details and Honorees TBA


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Class of 2016-2017 Fellows

The Hutchins Center for African & African American Research Announces its Fourth Class of W. E. B. Du Bois Research Institute Fellows.

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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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