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Nigel Westmaas
Westmaas Examines Darker Side of Dickens on Pan African Website

Assistant Professor of Africana Studies Nigel Westmaas addresses Charles Dickens’ attitude to the non-white world in a commentary published in Pambazuka News, an online Pan-African website.  More ...

Heather Merrill
Merrill Takes Part in International Workshop in Italy

Associate Professor of Africana Studies Heather Merrill participated in an international workshop, FENCES, NETWORKS, PEOPLE: Exploring the EU/AFRICA borderland, from Dec. 15-17, in Pavia, Italy.  More ...

Nigel Westmaas
Guyana Newspaper Publishes Westmaas’ Guest Column

A guest column written by Assistant Professor of Africana Studies Nigel Westmaas was published Dec. 19 in the Stabroeck News (Georgetown, Guyana). “Knowing Our Past: Current demonstrations and histories of public protest in Guyana” appeared in the paper’s weekly “In the Diaspora” column and focused on the reaction of state media, pundits and government spokespersons to the protests that followed Guyana’s recent elections.  More ...

Nigel Westmaas
Westmaas Discusses Guyana Elections on Atlanta Radio

Assistant Professor of Africana Studies Nigel Westmaas was a guest on WFRG Radio Free Georgia to discuss the national elections in Guyana and the Congo.  More ...

Angel David Nieves
Nieves Gives Talk at NYC's New School

Angel David Nieves, associate professor and chair of Africana Studies, was an invited speaker at the Mobility Shifts: An International Future of Learning Summit at the New School in New York City in October.  This international summit was comprised of a conference, project demonstrations, workshops, exhibitions and a theater performance.  More ...

Crystal Endsley
Endsley Performs in Philadelphia

Visiting Assistant Professor of Africana Studies Crystal Leigh Endsley was invited to perform as a featured artist at the gallery space AAI in Philadelphia on Oct. 21.  More ...

Nigel Westmaas
Westmaas Presents Paper at Workshop on Strategic Culture

Assistant Professor of Africana Studies Nigel Westmaas presented a paper titled "Guyana’s History Geopolitics and Education in the context of strategic culture” at a Florida International University(FIU) and US SOUTHCOM- sponsored workshop in Miami on Oct. 7.  More ...

Nigel Westmaas
Westmaas Speaks at Caribbean Event

Assistant Professor of Africana Studies Nigel Westmaas was an invited speaker at “A Tribute In Honor Of An International Man” to mark the 100th birth anniversary of the late Trinidad and Tobago historian and politician Dr. Eric Williams. The event was held at the Brooklyn Children’s Museum on Sept. 24.  More ...

Nigel Westmaas
Westmaas Publishes Article Commentary in New Volume

Nigel Westmaas, assistant professor of African studies, has co-written (with Juanita De Barros from McMaster University) an historical commentary on British Guiana (Guyana) that records Marcus Garvey’s Universal Negro Improvement Association (UNIA) work in the colony in the early 20th century.  More ...

Caty Taborda '11
Caty Taborda ’11 and Endsley Present Youth Workshop

Caty Taborda ’11 and Visiting Assistant Professor of Africana Studies Crystal Leigh Endsley led a workshop titled “Inside Out: Beauty Where It Counts” at the second annual D.R.A.M.A. Queens Leadership Summit in Philadelphia.  More ...

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