Alton B. Pollard III will join the faculty of Wake Forest University as the James and Marilyn Dunn Chair in Baptist Studies in the School of Divinity and University Professor of African American Studies in the College of Arts and Sciences beginning July 1, […]
Distinguished scholar of religion Corey D. B. Walker has been named Dean of the Wake Forest University School of Divinity. Walker, who is Wake Forest Professor of the Humanities, has served as interim dean for the school since January.
Wake Forest University African American Studies Professor of the Practice in Residence Patrick ‘9th Wonder’ Douthit will be featured in a celebration of the 50th anniversary of hip-hop on Monday, July 24, 2023 in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. The event is sponsored by the Arts Council […]
For Juneteenth, Wake Forest Professor of the Humanities Corey D. B. Walker shares a list of readings that can help people better understand the history and meaning of the observance.
Award winning journalist and 2023 Wake Forest – Mellon Environmental Justice Institute director Melba Newsome is one of the featured speakers for this year’s Asheville Ideas Fest.
African American Studies Professor Shanna Greene Benjamin was a featured guest at a recent Schomburg Center for Research in Black Cultures’s Black Freedom Studies event discussing her award winning biography of noted scholar Nellie Y. McKay.
The Wake Forest University Environmental and Epistemic Justice Initiative will host its inaugural Summer Institute from June 26-30, 203 in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. The Institute will welcome four to six early to mid-career journalists as the inaugural class of Wake Forest […]
The Phi Beta Kappa Society announced the appointment of Wake Forest Professor of Humanities Corey D. B. Walker as a 2023-24 Visiting Scholar. Walker is among 14 scholars awarded this honor. The Society selects top scholars in the liberal arts and sciences […]
The Mellon Foundation has awarded a $1 million grant to Wake Forest University to create a model program for engaging scholars and the local community in advancing environmental justice. “This is an opportunity to develop a cross-institutional program that leverages the […]
Prof. Shanna Greene Benjamin’s, “Half Life in Shadow: The Life and Legacy of Nellie Y. McKay,” has been awarded an honorable mention for the Modern Language Association’s 2022 William Sanders Scarborough Prize. The William Sanders Scarborough Prize is awarded for outstanding […]