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Africana Studies

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Heather Merrill
Merrill Publishes Article

Associate Professor and Chair of Africana Studies Heather Merrill published an article in Acme: An International E-Journal for Critical Geographies. The article is titled "Post-Colonial Borderlands: Black Life-Worlds and Relational Place in Turin, Italy" (Volume 13 (2) 2014).  More ...

Three Faculty Members Awarded Tenure

Three Hamilton College faculty members were approved for tenure by the College’s board of trustees during a recent meeting. The board granted tenure to Jessica Burke, Hispanic studies, Jane Springer, English and creative writing, and Nigel Westmaas, Africana studies.  More ...

Nigel Westmaas
Westmaas Guest Speaker at SUNY Cortland Caribbean Event

Associate Professor of Africana Studies Nigel Westmaas was the guest speaker at the Caribbean Student Association (CSA) of the SUNY Cortland’s Annual “Taste of the Caribbean” dinner on April 25. Three students representing Hamilton’s Caribbean Students Association accompanied Westmaas to the event.  More ...

Nigel Westmaas
Westmaas Publishes Chapter in New Caribbean Book

Associate Professor of Africana Studies Nigel Westmaas has published a chapter in a new book titled Black Power in the Caribbean, published by the University Press of Florida (2014).  More ...

Shelly Haley
Haley a Scholar-in-Residence at HWS

Shelley Haley, professor of classics and Africana studies and director of the Africana Studies Program, spent the week of March 24-28 at Hobart and William Smith Colleges (HWS) as a Melvyn Hill Visiting Scholar-in-Residence.  More ...

Nigel Westmaas
Westmaas Pens Introduction to New Book

Assistant Professor of Africana Studies Nigel Westmaas wrote the introduction for the re-publication of Grenadian writer and educator Albert Marryshow’s Cycles of Civilization: A Refutation of General Jan Smuts Racist Theory.  More ...

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