Dr. Charles McKinney, the Neville Frierson Bryan Chair of Africana Studies and an associate professor of history, received the Clarence Day Award for Outstanding Teaching. Dr. Marsha Walton, a professor of psychology, received the Clarence Day Award for Outstanding Research.
In An Unseen Light: Black Struggles for Freedom in Memphis, Tennessee, scholars examine Memphis’ role in African American history. Prof. McKinney co-edited the book with University of Memphis history chair Dr. Aram Goudsouzian.
Attendance is free, but registration is required. Please visit southernliteraryarts.org for more information.
PJ Settles ’19 and Bryce Hayes ’20 tackle everything from pop culture, music, and sports to serious issues facing today's campuses on their podcast, Can’t Knock the Hustle.
We view February as Black History Month, a nod to Dr. Carter G. Woodson and his push for the country to acknowledge the contributions of Black People. February is also a ritual in recognition, a performance in cultural inclusivity, a parade of promise and progress, struggle and triumph, history and future.
Rhodes Theatre Guild's performance of pool (no water) is the first of four productions planned for McCoy Theatre's spring season.
Jamarr McCain ’19 is looking to create new dialogue and provide a more meaningful experience for students on campus as the newly appointed Black Student Association president.
Duane T. Loynes Sr. holds an interdisciplinary PhD in Religious Studies from Marquette University, a program that allowed him to engage theology, philosophy, and culture. His research interests are at the intersection of Africana religion/philosophy, methodology, black existential phenomenology, and critical race studies.