African American Studies
What is structural racism? What is intersectionality? Why is there a Movement for Black Lives? What future can be imagined for Black America? LMU’s African American Studies (AFAM) Department provides answers to these questions and more!
African American Studies reclaims truth; corrects the national narrative regarding people of African descent; and, shares knowledge beyond the university by way of its curriculum, community engagement, and commitment to student development.
LMU’s AFAM features award-winning faculty members, who rank among the highest achieving and most innovative in the nation. Our goal is to ensure that students have the resources, training, and will to battle ignorance and manifest social justice.
Fri, 12 Mar 2021 15:00:00 -0800Reckoning: Black Lives Matter and the Democratic Necessity of Social Movement with Deva Woodly (New School)Deva Woodly, Associate Professor of Politics at The New School, will discuss her book on Black Lives Matter and the politics of care, followed by a Q&A on transformative...
Mon, 15 Mar 2021 15:30:00 -0700Featuring Dr. Harriet Washington, Award-winning Author & Ethicist After portraying the historical roots of racial mistreatment in the US medical-research arena, Dr....