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Black in America Screening: Nov. 11

November 9, 2011

African and African American Studies at Elon and the Black History Month 2012 Steering Committee present a special pre-screening of "Black in America 4," a CNN program hosted by Soledad O'Brien.

Alumni Spotlight: Sowande Mustakeem ’00

September 19, 2011

Sowande Mustakeem ’00 has come a long way since her Elon graduation more than a decade ago. A master’s, doctorate and postdoctoral fellowship later, she is a respected authority in history and African and African-American studies, which she teaches as an assistant professor at Washington University in St. Louis. Recently, Mustakeem’s article, “‘She must go overboard & shall go overboard:’ Diseased bodies and the spectacle of murder at sea,” was published in Atlantic Studies, a leading journal in the field.