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Prof. Matt Guterl is awarded '23-'24 Brown University Book Award

The Brown University Book Award is presented to an outstanding junior, at annual school book award presentations across the country. This year the Brown University Book Award will be Skinfolk by Matthew Pratt Guterl, L. Herbert Ballou University Professor of Africana Studies and American Studies at Brown University.
The Miami Museum of Contemporary Art of the African Diaspora (Miami MoCAAD) is set to revolutionize the Soul Basel and Miami Art Week with its groundbreaking documentary and digital exhibition, “This Life: Black Life in the Time of Now.” Spearheading this venture is the distinguished Jamaican scholar and curator, Prof. Tony Bogues.
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Prof. Tony Bogues to lead seminar at ICA-Miami

This spring, the Knight Art + Research Center program at ICA-Miami will offer a series of seminars and lectures on the arts and artistic practices of Haiti and the Haitian diaspora from a scholarly and artistic perspective.
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.