The AFAM Visibility Conference is in progress through April 14, sponsored by Northwestern University’s Department of African American Studies in conjunction with The Graduate School at Northwestern.

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We are excited to use this conference as an opportunity to highlight the exceptional work of our graduate students.  Additionally, the conference allows participants to engage the research and innovations of doctoral Africana Studies more broadly.

Amilcar Shabazz, Chair of the W.E.B. Du Bois Department of Afro-American Studies, UMASS-Amherst, will discuss the Department's 40-year legacy.

This conference convenes the 11 doctoral programs in Africana Studies from across the nation.  Scholars from Temple, UMASS-Amherst, UC-Berkeley, Michigan State, Yale, Harvard, Brown, UPENN, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee and Indiana University-Bloomington are participating.

This conference is free and open to the general public.