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Black Studies Now and the Countercurrents of Hazel Carby

In 2019, Yale University Professor Hazel V. Carby was the Distinguished Visiting Humanist at the University of Rochester. A major Black feminist scholar and prize-winning author, Carby’s visit led to a special issue, “Black Studies Now and the Countercurrents of Hazel Carby,” just published by InVisible Culture, the graduate-student led journal of the Graduate Program in Visual & Cultural Studies.

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A town at the base of the Himalayan mountains.

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Rochester Himalayan project receives environmental history award

Work to preserve testimonies of a people and their culture is recognized as an “outstanding model of applied environmental history scholarship.”

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In 2016, the Susan B. Anthony Institute marked the 30th anniversary since its founding.

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We’ve compiled numerous on- and off-campus resources for LGBTQIA (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer/questioning, intersex, asexual) individual and allies.

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