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Shanna Greene Benjamin to join WFU faculty as professor of African American Studies

Noted biographer and scholar of African American literature and Black feminist studies Shanna Greene Benjamin will join the Wake Forest University faculty as professor of African American Studies in July.

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Sierra DeVeaux ’22 is the first WFU African American Studies graduate

Sierra DeVeaux will graduate as the first African American Studies major in the history of Wake Forest University. DeVeaux made the decision to major in African American Studies just before her senior year and found a discipline and faculty altogether different from any that she had ever encountered. Wake Forest launched the African American studies […]

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Ashley Davis ’23 named 2022 Schomburg-Mellon Humanities Institute Fellow

African American Studies student Ashley Davis ’23 was recently accepted into the 2022 Schomburg-Mellon Humanities Institute which will be held at the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture in New York. Ashley will join a cohort of students from across the nation selected to participate in this program designed for students with interests in African-American, African and […]

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Old Gold & Black Deacon Profile: Corey D. B. Walker

A recent Old Gold & Black Deacon Profile featured Wake Forest Professor of the Humanities and director of the Program in African American Studies Corey D. B. Walker.

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AAS@Wake featured in recent news stories

The Program in African American Studies at Wake Forest University was featured in two news stories on WGHP TV and Spectrum News.

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