University of Rochester
Frederick Douglass Institute for African and African American Studies

Work-In-Progress Seminar

The Frederick Douglass Institute's Work in Progress Seminar Series is a multi-disciplinary seminar touching upon Africa and its Diaspora. The seminars offer an engaging environment wherein graduate students and faculty working in the broad area of African and African-American Studies present and discuss on their ongoing research.

Date & Time



  • Saturday, February 15, 2014
  • 2:00 PM
  • Liebner Cooper Room (Athletics Center)
  • Inspire Jam

    Event Poster

    This is Africa (Blog)

    Event Poster
  • Sunday, February 23, 2014
  • 3:00 PM
  • Alumni and Advancement Center Auditorium on the University of Rochester’s Brighton campus, 300 E. River Road
  • "Struggle Towards Freedom"

    Event Poster
  • Tuesday, November 19, 2013
  • In the News: What Will Help Africa Rise?

  • Wednesday, October 30, 2013
  • 12:00 PM
  • 540 Lattimore Hall
  • Faculty Research Seminar: "Queer Intimacies of Hip Hop"

  • by Dr. Elliot Powell