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Program in African American Studies featured in recent news story

The Program in African American Studies was recently featured in a recent news story by Jordan Brown of WGHP Fox 8.

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Eric King Watts joins Wake Forest University faculty

Nationally renowned rhetoric and media studies scholar Eric King Watts has joined the Wake Forest University faculty as an Associate Professor in the Department of Communication. He has also joined more two dozen faculty contributing to the the University’s signature Program in African American Studies.

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Tenure track faculty searches in African American Studies

The Program in African American Studies is conducting two tenure track faculty searches at the Assistant Professor level. The searches are in African American Studies and in Africana Political Thought with the department of Politics and International Affairs.

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An interview with African American Studies Professor Patrick “9th Wonder” Douthit

Patrick “9th Wonder” Douthit, Professor of the Practice in Residence in African American Studies, recently spoke with WFDD’s David Ford about the major early influences in his life and his lifelong connection with the Tar Heel state.

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‘9th Wonder’ and poet Brenda Marie Osbey to join WFU African American Studies Program

Grammy award-winning producer and Winston-Salem native Patrick “9th Wonder” Douthit and renowned poet Brenda Marie Osbey will join the Wake Forest University African American Studies Program as professors for the 2022-2023 academic year.

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