2006: FACULTY VACANCY - Assistant Professor [concentration in African
Diaspora]; Please click on "Fall 2006" to download the PDF containing more
2006: The Department sponsors an Exhibition at the Buffalo Niagara
2006: The Department hosts an exhibition of William Y. Cooper's paintings.
27, 2006: The Department hosts "Take Your Daughters and Sons to Work
4, 2006: Dr. Williams receives recognition from Buffalo Evening News.
15, 2006: Professor Pappas exhibits his work at Wells College.
2006: Dr. Williams presents a paper at a conference on African American
Studies in Poland.
31, 2006: The Department notes with great sorrow the passing of Coretta
24, 2005: The Department notes with great sorrow the passing of Rosa
28, 2005. Department mentioned in NPR news segment on the Niagara Movement
2005 Dr. Keith Griffler, a new faculty member, joins the department.
21, 2005. Department Chair receives award.
2005: Buffalo hosts the ASALH conference.
2005: The Department sponsors an Exhibition at the Buffalo Niagara
2005: The Department celebrates the centennial of the founding
of the Niagara Movement.
2005: Marking the 40th Anniversary of the Voting Rights Act.
9, 2005: The County of Niagara and others issue proclamations
as the Department celebrates the centennial of the founding of the Niagara
2005: 80th anniversary of the birth of Malcolm X.
7, 2005: The Minority Faculty and Staff Association sponsors
a lecture by Professor Michael Eric Dyson.
25, 2005: African American Studies co-sponsors a lecture by visiting
scholar Kevin Boyle.
21, 2005: African American Studies co-sponsors a lecture by Professor
William L. Andrews.
2-April 15, 2005: African American Studies co-sponsors lectures in
conjunction with the NEH funded exhibition: "Forever Free."
10, 2005: A lecture by Dr. Francoise Pfaff on women in African
1, 2005: The Department notes with great sorrow the passing of Shirley
2005: African American Studies helps sponsor UB's 9th International
Women's Film Festival (January 27 through March 3, 2005).
26, 2004: A Video conference with the Zurich Jazz Institute
Department celebrates the art of Professor James G. Pappas
NEWS / ANNOUNCEMENTS
2005: PBS to screen program on slavery titled "Slavery and the
Making of America." Other upcoming PBS programs of relevance include American
Experience "Malcolm X
- Make it Plain" and "Race:
The Power of an Illusion."
2004: Essay Contest to mark the 50th anniversary of Brown
v. Board of Education.
2004: Brown v. Board of Education digital archive at University
2004:2004 is the International Year to Commemorate the Struggle against
Slavery and its Abolition. Click
here for more information (you will be taken to a page at the Unesco
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