50th Anniversary Commemoration: Feb. 8–9, 2019

Illustration of fist comprising words related to African and African-American Studies, including feminism, divestment, Ford Hall, 1969. Text reads AAAS 50th Commemoration Brandeis University

Join us as we mark a half century of excellence in and dedication to the Department of African and African American Studies.

Event Highlights

Ford Hall 1969 panel discussion

Participants in the Ford Hall 1969 protests before a panel discussion

Angela Davis and Julieanna Richardson speaking

Angela Davis ’65 and Julieanna Richardson ’76, H’16

Julieanna Richardson '76, H'16 speaking from the podium with big smile

Julieanna Richardson ’76, H’16

Askia M. Touré speaking from the podium

Professor and poet Askia M. Touré opens AAAS 50