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  • AA&AS Open House

    OpenHouse Sign.JPGJoin AA&AS students, faculty and staff at our annual Open House on Wednesday, October 22, 11AM - 1PM in 860 Social Sciences, 267 19th Avenue South, Minneapolis. Learn about AA&AS's undergraduate program and graduate minor. Refreshments will be served.

    October 9th, 2014
  • Jessica Gordon Nembhard to give a talk on her book Collective Courage

    Jessica Gordon Nembhard to give a talk on her book Collective Courage: A History of African-American Economic Cooperative Thought & Practice, September 29, 12:30pm in room 180 Humphrey School of Public Affairs. Learn more JGN_flier_d2.pdf.

    Isabel Wilkerson, author of Warmth of Other Suns gives a talk on October 1.
    Pulitzer Prize winner Isabel Wilkerson kicks off the Friends of the University of Minnesota Libraries speaker series with a special lecture, "The Warmth of Other Suns: Telling the Human Story of an Epic Migration." Learn more.

    Gloria Rolando, Cuban filmmaker will screen her documentary film 1912, Breaking the Silence (1912, Voces Para un Silencio) on October 7, 6:30pm - 8:30pm in Hanson Hall room 1-103. Learn GR_flier_d2.pdf.

    MINNEAPOLIS TEACHERS INSTITUTE
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    The Minneapolis Teachers Institute is now accepting applications from preK-12 educators for the 2014-2015 school-year. Upload an application MTI App_2014-15.pdf and visit our website.

    September 24th, 2014
  • Rose Brewer to give a talk on Ferguson

    Rose Brewer, AA&AS professor, will give her talk, "The Precarious Live of Black Bodies in the Age of Ferguson, Obama, and the Militarization of the Police" on Friday, September 19 at 425 Blegan Hall at 12pm as part of the Interdisciplinary Center for the Study of Global Change Brown Bag Talk Series. [photo credit: Dread Scott, "I Am Not a Man"; performance still; 2009]image001.jpg

    MINNEAPOLIS TEACHERS INSTITUTE
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    The Minneapolis Teachers Institute is now accepting applications from preK-12 educators for the 2014-2015 school-year. Upload an application MTI App_2014-15.pdf and visit our website.

    September 17th, 2014

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Congratulations to Associate Professor Yuichiro Onishi, whose new book has been published! Transpacific Antiracism: Afro-Asian Solidarity in 20th Century Black America, Japan, and Okinawa was published under New York University Press.