400 Years: African Americans, 1619-2019

Event time: 
Thursday, September 12, 2019 - 5:30pm
Center Church on the Green See map
250 Temple Street
New Haven, CT 06511
Event description: 

Commemorating the 50th anniversary of African American Studies at Yale University

Co-sponsored by Yale University’s Department of African American Studies; the Afro-American Cultural Center; the Center for the Study of Race, Indigeneity, and Transnational Migration; the Department of History; the Gilder Lehrman Center for the Study of Slavery, Resistance, and Abolition

Introductions: David W. Blight (Sterling Professor of History and Director of the Gilder Lehrman Center, Yale University)

Moderator: Edward Rugemer (Associate Professor of African American Studies and History, Yale University)


·         James Horn (President of Jamestown Rediscovery Foundation and COO of Historic Jamestowne)

·         Stephanie Smallwood (Associate Professor, Department of History, University of Washington)

·         Brenda Stevenson (Professor and Nickoll Family Endowed Chair in History, UCLA)



Event Type: 
Racial Inequality
Event Source: 
Yale Affiliate