Articles: Tags: Black Studies

Students Perform Prince’s ‘Waterbearer’

Associate Professor of Black Studies and English Valerie Prince’s choreodrama “Waterbearer,” which uses lyrical prose to explore the labor of African-American women, was presented as a dramatic reading in Pittsburgh on August 24th at the Pittsburgh Theological Seminary. Performed by Itzel Ayala ’18, Luka Crozier ’19, Robyn Katona ’19, and Nia Shuler ’18 and directed

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Lectures, Performances Highlight Black History Month at Allegheny College

Allegheny College Associate Professor of English and Black Studies Valerie Sweeney Prince will present a lecture on “Waterbearer,” a piece of historical fiction written by Prince that examines what it means for African American women to do laundry, as part of Allegheny College’s celebration of Black History Month. The Thursday, Feb. 9 lecture starts at 7

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Allegheny Experience Shapes Pursuit for Prestigious Award

John Rooney ’14 one of 43 Americans to receive 2015 Humanity in Action Fellowship “The issue of human rights has been an interest of mine,” says John Rooney ’14. Rooney, who majored in political science and minored in black studies at Allegheny, will now be able to pursue that interest, as he has been named

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