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  • Thursday, November 19, 2015

    Title: African American Studies and Holmes Cultural Diversity Center's Film Showing, "Fresh Dressed"
    Location: Colvard Student Union, Fowlkes Auditorium
    Time: 6:00 p.m.
    See flyer for more details.
  • Friday, October 30th, 2015

    The Society of African American Studies Movie Night
    See flyer for more details.
  • Sept 23-24, 2015


    The Fifteenth Amendment
    From U.S. Grant to Lyndon B. Johnson's Voting Rights Act Symposium
    Hosted by the Ulysses S. Grant Presidential Library
    More details.
  • March 21, 2015 - June 20, 2015

    The Shared Treasures of Bernard & Shirley Kinsey: Where Art, Literature, and History Intersect
    An exhibit of authentic and rare art, artifacts, books and documents that tell the untold story of African American achievements. Sponsored by the Mississippi State University Libraries and the MSU African American Studies Program.
    Location: Mitchell Memorial Library, 3rd Floor, John Grisham Room.
    For more information, visit The Kinsey Exhibit.
  • Thursday, January 22, 2015

    Title: African American Studies Department's 2nd Annual Oratorical Contest
    Rules: Click Here!
    Registration Form: Click Here!
    More Info...
  • Wednesday, October 15, 2014

    African American Studies Film Showing:
    Freedom Summer Documentary: Mississippi 1964
    Location: Colvard Student Union, Fowlkes Auditorium
    Time: 6:00p.m.
    For more information: Click Here!
  • Sunday, October 19 through Tuesday, October 21, 2014

    Conference: Remembering Freedom Summer: Building
    a Better Future
    Location: Colvard Student Union
    Click Here to Register!
  • Thursday, February 27-28, 2014 and March 1, 2014

    MSU Theatre and African American Studies presents the play:
    ...And the Rain Came to Mayfield
    7:30 p.m., McComas Hall Mainstage
  • Thursday, February 27, 2014

    Lecture: LESSONS FROM LITTLE ROCK by Ernest Green
    2:00 P.M., Colvard Student Union, Foster Ballroom
    For more information, click here...
  • Created Equal: America's Civil Rights Struggle Sponsored by NEH & Gilder Lehrman. Click here for more information.

  • Thursday, January 23, 2014

    Title: African American Studies 1st Annual MLK Oratorical Contest, Honoring the life and legacy of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
    Location: Colvard Student Union, Fowlkes Auditorium
  • Tuesday, October 15, 2013

    Lecture: Shawn Leigh Alexander, Associate Professor & Graduate Director, African American Studies, Director, Langston Hughes Center, University of Kansas
    Title: Young Africa and the Struggle for Historical Memory
    Location: McCool Hall,
    Taylor Auditorium
    Room 124
    Time: 4:30 p.m.
  • Monday, September 23, 2013 and Tuesday, September 24, 2013

    Title: Symposium on Lincoln, the Movie and the Man
    Where: McCool Hall, Taylor Auditorium, Room 124
    Time: 7:00 p.m.
    More info...
  • Wednesday, March 20, 2013 and Thursday, March 21, 2013

    Title: African American Studies Symposium
    Theme: The Social and Legal Construction of Whiteness
    Where: McCool Hall, Taylor Auditorium
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  • Wednesday, February 27, 2013

    Title: Third Annual Civil Rights Tour - Philidelphia, MS
    Time: 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
    Click Here For Registration Form
  • Monday, February 25, 2013

    Title: Research in African American Studies Showcase with presenter, Dr. Kristina Hood
    Research Paper: African American Women and Their Attitudes Toward Using Condoms
    Where: Colvard Student Union, Dawg House
    Time: 2:00 - 3:00 p.m.
    More Info