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We are Hiring!

Brown University’s Department of Africana Studies/Rites and Reason Theatre invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor specializing in regions of Africa that are south of the Sahara.
In 2021, Boston Review launched the Black Voices in the Public Sphere, a fellowship initiative designed to prepare and support the next generation of Black journalists, editors, and publishers.

Now entering the program’s second year, we are proud to introduce our next cohort of fellows.
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Out of Frame: Reframing Development Studies

Prof. Geri Augusto asked her seminar class—what if we rooted our development studies analysis in American settler colonialism and racial slavery, rather than in overseas empires?
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Congratulating Dr. Watufani Poe, PhD '21

This year, Africana Studies celebrates Dr. Watufani Poe as he completes the Ph.D. program. We are proud of his work and delighted by his accomplishments.