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Sowande’ Mustakeem ’00 telling stories of Blackness as renowned author, professor
February 18, 2021
Sowande’ Mustakeem ’00, author of “Slavery at Sea: Terror, Sex and Sickness in the Middle Passage,” shares her story of loss, triumph and success, since graduating as Elon’s first African & African-American Studies major.
Elon to celebrate Black History Month with programs throughout February
February 1, 2021
A series of events coordinated by the Center for Race, Ethnicity and Diversity Education will celebrate Black History Month at Elon.
Elon College recognizes 7 faculty, staff for excellence
November 10, 2020
Elon College, the College of Arts and Sciences has recognized seven faculty and staff for excellence in teaching, mentoring, scholarship, service and leadership.
Pollster discusses presence of white supremacy in U.S. Christianity with Elon audience
November 9, 2020
Robert P. Jones, CEO and founder of Public Religion Research Institute (PRRI) and author of "White Too Long: The Legacy of White Supremacy in American Christianity," spoke to the Elon community virtually about his most recent book.
Buffie Longmire-Avital gives invited virtual talk at the CUNY Graduate Center for Developmental Psychology
October 7, 2020
The talk was titled, “Raising Super Women…and Emotional Eaters (?): Exploring the relationship between socialized coping responses to discrimination and disordered eating for collegiate Black women.”
Rosemary Haskell publishes review of novel by Senegalese author Fatou Diome
September 30, 2020
Professor of English Rosemary Haskell's review of Les Veilleurs de Sangomar (The watchmen of Sangomar), the latest novel by Senegalese novelist Fatou Diome, appeared in the Fall 2020 number of World Literature Today.
Blake lectures on policing and race in America during #BlackLivesMatter seminar
September 25, 2020
Damion Blake, assistant professor in political science and policy studies and Faculty Fellow for Race, Ethnicity and Diversity, recently gave a public virtual lecture on policing and race in America during the University of the West Indies #BlackLivesMatter Virtual Seminar Series.
Buffie Longmire-Avital Awarded SPARK! Grant
September 23, 2020
Associate professor of psychology and coordinator of the African & African American Studies minor, Buffie Longmire-Avital and her collaborators receive grant to address the needs of Black women living with HIV in the South during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Longmire-Avital named to three editorial boards for peer-reviewed academic journals
August 27, 2020
Associate professor of psychology and coordinator of the African & African American Studies minor, Buffie Longmire-Avital has accepted invitations to join three editorial boards for prominent academic journals in the fields of psychology and health behavior research.
Damion Blake publishes article on state formation and development in the Caribbean
July 27, 2020
The co-authored research from Blake, an assistant professor in the Department of Political Science & Policy Studies, appeared in the peer-reviewed Journal of Global South Studies.