Digital History at Ursinus

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NEW DEVELOPMENTS IN AFRICANA Nov 2012 POSTER 1 MNK.pdf
“New Developments in Africana Studies” was the first event presented by the AAAS Program in collaboration with the Modern Languages Department. The flyer you see here was a preliminary flyer created by Dr. Keita’s son and was later renamed “Trends in…

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From the 2004 Ruby yearbook, Cafe Nia was an event held to celebrate and remember ancestors and black history. Cafe Nia is an event where primarily students of color at Ursinus College come together for a meal and host speakers and performances.…

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Dianne Brieze Thompson also known as Badd Kitti was the final speaker in the Riding the Wave, Creating the Vibe series on November 11, 2019 in the Bear’s Den. Thompson’s, known for her soulful, conscious vibe, is a pioneer of Philadelphia’s emerging…

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“Race and the University: A Roundtable” explored how the concepts of race and racism have molded the American Higher Education system. Dr. Marcia Chatelain from Georgetown University, and Ms. Jasmin Howard from Michigan State University joined the…

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In collaboration with the History and Music department, the AAAS program helped create the Riding the Wave, Creating the Vibe Series. This three-event series is connected to MUS/HIST-203 The Expense of Musical Appropriation and the Dividends of…

Kwame Essien Flyer.jpg
Dr. Kwame Essien, an Associate Professor of History and Africana Studies at Leigh University visited Ursinus college on February 2, 2018 as part of the Rev. Charles Rice Speaker Series. Dr. Essien’s lecture “Traversing the African Diaspora: Slavery…

Bridging the Gap.pdf
This Ursinus Grizzly newspaper article from September 23, 1988 coincides with the release of the first official Ursinus College Bridge Program report describing and assessing the Bridge Program. The article goes on to explain what the program is and…

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Lori Tharps was a guest Speaker for the Rev. Charles Rice Speaker Series. Her lecture “Writing Identity in Multiple Worlds” was hosted in The Bears Den on October 25, 2017. During the talk, journalist, novelist, and memoir writer, Lori Tharps spoke…

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In 2017, The African American and Africana Studies guest Lecture Series was renamed the Rev. Charles Rice Speaker Series. Dr. Nicole Ivy’s lecture, “Circuits of Blood and Stone: On Enslaved Test Subjects and the History of Gynecology” was the first…

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The AAAS program encouraged students across campus to attend a lecture by Dr. Ibram X Kendi. Dr. Kendi, an assistant professor of African American history at the University of Florida is of the most well-known speakers the program has invited to…
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