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Dr. Cerise L. Glenn’s special issue on First Lady Michelle Obama available online

Posted on March 22, 2019

Dr. Cerise L. Glenn’s co-edited special issue on First lady Michelle Obama is available on the Women & Language website (Volume 40 Issue 1). This coming Fall, Dr. Glenn will be co-teaching a graduate course (CST 612) on First Lady Michelle Obama with Dr. Elizabeth J. Natalle.

Dr. Frank Woods’ ‘Stories Without Words’ Exhibition

Posted on March 22, 2019

Explore pathways from the spiritual to the metaphysical through the art of AADS professor Dr. Frank Woods and NC’s visual artist, poet,…

Dr. Tara T. Green published book on Reimagining the Middle Passage

Posted on March 22, 2019

Dr. Tara T. Green recently published a book entitled:  “Reimagining the Middle Passage: Black Resistance in Literature, Television, and Song.” Check out her feature in UNCG’s Research Magazine. 

Dr. Omar H. Ali published new article on ‘Teaching Africa in World History’

Posted on March 22, 2019

Dr. Omar H. Ali’s recently published article ‘Teaching Africa in World History: Painting Scenes, Performing Stories, Creating Conversation’ demonstrates the performatory approach…

Professor Michael D. Cauthen published article on ‘The Race and Intelligence Debate’

Posted on March 22, 2019

Professor Michael D. Cauthen recently published an article entitled ‘The Race and Intelligence Debate: An Epistemic Crisis in Method and Substance.” Read…

Dr. Omar Ali, Rhiannon Giddens, and Francensco Turris Discuss “Mixing and Re-Mixing the African Diaspora and Islamic World.”

Posted on September 26, 2018

On Sept. 10, AADS faculty member and Dean of the Lloyd International Honors College, Dr. Omar H. Ali joined Grammy recipient and…

Dr. Ali receives 2018 Dean’s Award for the Promotion of Diversity and Inclusiveness

Posted on May 30, 2018

Congratulations to AADS Professor and Dean of Lloyd International Honors College, Dr. Omar H. Ali, recipient of the 2018 Dean’s Award for…

Dr. Ali publishes in Harvard’s ReVista on Afro-Latin America

Posted on February 1, 2018

Omar H. Ali is Dean of Lloyd International Honors College and Professor of Global and Comparative African Diaspora History at The University of North Carolina at Greensboro.

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Dr. Cerise L. Glenn receives outstanding book chapter award

Posted on August 31, 2017

The African American and Culture Division of the National Communication Association names Dr. Cerise L. Glenn, AADS Program Director, Outstanding Book Chapter Award Recipient.

Carnegie Foundation names Dr. Omar H. Ali NC Professor of the year.

Posted on August 30, 2017

The Carnegie Foundation has named Dr. Omar H. Ali North Carolina Professor of the year. Ali is a Professor of Comparative African Diaspora History in the African American & African Diaspora Studies Program and is the Dean of Lloyd International Honors College.