Keith Mayes, AA&AS associate professor and department chair, talks about the importance of teaching about Ferguson on KSTP. Learn more.

Rose Brewer, AA&AS professor, talks with a StarTribune reporter about how racial inequity was built into the GI Bill. Learn more.

Bill Ayers to give talk, "Teaching to Disrupt"

Thumbnail image for Ayers.jpgAt the opening of Minneapolis Teachers Institute Symposium series, educator, author, and activist William Ayers will address MTI's 2014-2015 theme, Love Pedagogy: Disrupting the Violence Against Young Bodies on Saturday, November 22, 12pm - 1pm in room 412 Science Teaching and Student Services, 222 Pleasant Street SE, Minneapolis. To attend, RSVP. Learn more.

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Njeri Githire, AA&AS associate professor, will talk about her new book Cannibal Writes as part of the Interdisciplinary Center for the Study of Global Change Brown Bag Series on Friday, November 7 at 12pm at 537 Heller Hall, 271 19th Avenue S
Minneapolis. Learn more.

"Living Past Living in the Present" is a community forum about the rising tensions in Ferguson, Missouri and the role of state violence. Poets Tish Jones, Taiyon Coleman and Chaun Webster will share their insights and challenge us to rethink violence against Black bodies. Friday, November 7, 6pm at Cafe Southside, 3405 Chicago Ave S, Minneapolis.

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AA&AS Open House

OpenHouse Sign.JPGJoin AA&AS students, faculty and staff at our annual Open House on Wednesday, October 22, 11AM - 1PM in 860 Social Sciences, 267 19th Avenue South, Minneapolis. Learn about AA&AS's undergraduate program and graduate minor. Refreshments will be served.

Jessica Gordon Nembhard to give a talk on her book Collective Courage: A History of African-American Economic Cooperative Thought & Practice, September 29, 12:30pm in room 180 Humphrey School of Public Affairs. Learn more JGN_flier_d2.pdf.

Isabel Wilkerson, author of Warmth of Other Suns gives a talk on October 1.
Pulitzer Prize winner Isabel Wilkerson kicks off the Friends of the University of Minnesota Libraries speaker series with a special lecture, "The Warmth of Other Suns: Telling the Human Story of an Epic Migration." Learn more.

Gloria Rolando, Cuban filmmaker will screen her documentary film 1912, Breaking the Silence (1912, Voces Para un Silencio) on October 7, 6:30pm - 8:30pm in Hanson Hall room 1-103. Learn GR_flier_d2.pdf.

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The Minneapolis Teachers Institute is now accepting applications from preK-12 educators for the 2014-2015 school-year. Upload an application MTI App_2014-15.pdf and visit our website.

Rose Brewer to give a talk on Ferguson

Rose Brewer, AA&AS professor, will give her talk, "The Precarious Live of Black Bodies in the Age of Ferguson, Obama, and the Militarization of the Police" on Friday, September 19 at 425 Blegan Hall at 12pm as part of the Interdisciplinary Center for the Study of Global Change Brown Bag Talk Series. [photo credit: Dread Scott, "I Am Not a Man"; performance still; 2009]image001.jpg

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The Minneapolis Teachers Institute is now accepting applications from preK-12 educators for the 2014-2015 school-year. Upload an application MTI App_2014-15.pdf and visit our website.

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Taiyon Coleman, AA&AS lecturer, speaks at TEDxUMN: Mapping Our Potential See Coleman's talk "Poems As Maps".

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Amber Jones, AA&AS major, researches local African American history via the McNair Scholars program.Read more
about Amber's research on W. Gertrude Brown.

MINNEAPOLIS TEACHERS INSTITUTE
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The Minneapolis Teachers Institute is now accepting applications from preK-12 educators for the 2014-2015 school-year. Upload an application MTI App_2014-15.pdf and visit our website.

JOHN WRIGHT
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The Minnesota Daily highlights the work and legacy of professor John Wright in the article, "The Wright Legacy".


Amber Jones, AA&AS major, researches local histories

Amber Jones, AA&AS major, researches local African American history via the McNair Scholars program. B_Amber-480x320.jpg
Read more about Amber's research on W. Gertrude Brown.

MINNEAPOLIS TEACHERS INSTITUTE
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The Minneapolis Teachers Institute is now accepting applications from preK-12 educators for the 2014-2015 school-year. Upload an application MTI App_2014-15.pdf and visit our website.

JOHN WRIGHT
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The Minnesota Daily highlights the work and legacy of professor John Wright in the article, "The Wright Legacy".

Amber Jones, AA&AS major, researches local histories

Amber Jones, AA&AS major, researches local African American history via the McNair Scholars program B_Amber-480x320.jpg Read more about Amber's research on W. Gertrude Brown.

MINNEAPOLIS TEACHERS INSTITUTE
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The Minneapolis Teachers Institute is now accepting applications from preK-12 educators for the 2014-2015 school-year. Upload an application MTI App_2014-15.pdf and visit our website.

JOHN WRIGHT
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The Minnesota Daily highlights the work and legacy of professor John Wright in the article, "The Wright Legacy".


Congratulations to Professor Rose Brewer for earning the 2014 CLA Dean's Medal. On April 8th, she was honored and presented the address, "Black Life in the 21st Century U.S.: Complexities of Political Economy, Race, and Ideology" at Northrup Auditorium. The CLA Dean's Medal was created by an anonymous donor to reward a faculty member's excellence in scholarship or creative activity.

Award-winning poet Patricia Smith and Young Adult novelist Rita Williams-Garcia at the Minneapolis Teachers Institute Year-End Colloquium, Saturday, May 17 at STSS Building. Learn more.

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