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Kerri Greenidge's book "The Grimkes: The Legacy of Slavery in an American Family" selected by Smithsonian Magazine as one of the 'The Ten Best History Books of 2022'.

Just announced! The Department of Studies in Race, Colonialism, and Diaspora will be hosting an Asian American Studies Lecture Series in Spring 2023. Stay tuned for more information about the speakers and event details.

The Department of Studies in Race, Colonialism, and Diaspora welcomes two outstanding faculty members this Fall, 2022 - AB Huber, Director of Undergraduate Studies and Senior Lecturer, and Mary McNeil, Assistant Professor.

We've moved! The Department of Studies in Race, Colonialism, and Diaspora is now located in Barnum Hall, 2nd Floor.

Lorgia García Peña receives 2021 Freedom Scholar Award from the Marguerite Casey Foundation and Group Health Foundation.

The Center for the Study of Race and Democracy, the Department of Studies in Race, Colonialism, and Diaspora, and the African American Trail Project remain committed to the pursuit of racial justice and equality at this moment of global pandemic. Read our statement.

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Kendra Field

The Stories We Refuse to Tell

Dr. Kendra Taira Field recently spoke on behalf of Clinton Church Restoration as part of the Town of Great Barrington 5th Annual W.E.B. Du Bois Legacy Festival
Sarah Fong and Kerri Greenidge

Building out a Department

The Department of Studies in Race, Colonialism, and Diaspora welcomes two accomplished faculty members and looks ahead to a promising future
Kendra Field

Explore the meaning of family and kinship

Scholars from around the world will explore past and present meanings of family and kinship in a year-long seminar led by Tufts University and supported by the Mellon Foundation through its Sawyer Seminar program

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