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Hurricane Update from Honduras!

Please join us for a conversation between Professor Gisele Regatao (Dept. of Journalism and the Writing Professions) and Sofia Barahona Fugon, Baruch Journalism student based in Honduras, on the aftermath of Hurricanes Eta and Iota, and the challenges facing Central… Continue Reading →

November 19: Meet Latin American Artists Nicolás Guagnini and Jeff Preiss

Mishkin Gallery- An evening with Nicolás Guagnini and Jeff Preiss:  Discharge as Art and Memory Date and time: Thursday, Nov.19- 6:00-7:00 pm on Zoom Join Baruch’s Mishkin Gallery and ISLA-Initiative for the Study of Latin America present an evening of art… Continue Reading →

Klaudio Rodriguez named Executive Director of Bronx Museum of Art

Congratulations to Klaudio Rodriguez who was recently named Executive Director of the Bronx Museum of Art!  His achievement will help address “lack of representation in art institutions from the nation’s fastest-growing ethnic group, with Latinos holding only 3 percent of… Continue Reading →

Black Studies Scholarship!

Students:  your study is necessary, invaluable, and life changing!  This new “Alex Tha Great” scholarship is one way to celebrate your work.  Please see below: Submission Period: August 1,2020-Feb 2, 2021 Eligibility: Open to all residents of United States and… Continue Reading →

Speaking Truth to Power–December 3 @6PM

New York City residents have been forced to contend with long-running racial and economic disparities in public health, housing security, policing, and education.  These political, social, and racial dimensions of structural inequality have been magnified by the COVID-19 pandemic.  This… Continue Reading →

Professor Arthur Lewin on Teaching

I have never had a “bad” class. I have found certain classes to be more difficult than others, at first, that is, until I find out how best to relate to a specific group of students. I firmly believe that… Continue Reading →

“Africa is the Future” + “ghosts of lumumba” October 30 @1PM

May Joseph (poet) and Nicolas Premier (filmmaker) discuss their most recent works and their commentaries on Africa, African Diaspora, memory, media, and history on Friday, October 30 @1pm.Register in advance to receive the Zoom link History is a media, a work… Continue Reading →

Identity Politics and the 2020 Election–October 29 @6PM

In the final week of this charged and consequential election season, the Diversity and Inclusion Committee of the Political Science Department, in partnership with the Department of Black and Latinx Studies, is convening a roundtable conversation to discuss the role… Continue Reading →

Abolition and the Policing of Black Mothers – October 22

On Thursday, October 22 at 1:30 PM, the Black Studies Colloquium (BSC) and the Black and Latino Studies (BLS) Department at Baruch College will host a talk entitled “Abolition and the Policing of Black Mothers” by an acclaimed scholar of… Continue Reading →

“How Do You Say Yam in African?” Digital Exhibition October 12-November 25, 2020

HOWDOYOUSAYYAMINAFRICAN?   HOWDOYOUSAYYAMINAFRICAN? is a multidisciplinary collective of 45 African diasporic artists who have lived and worked together, in various iterations, for the past twenty years. The collective identifies as a primarily Black, mostly queer group that consists of visual… Continue Reading →

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