Department of Black Studies
University of California, Santa Barbara

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"Past to Present Student Representation"

(Above: 1968 Students gather at the first Black History Week at UCSB)

(Below: 2013 Black Students Union (BSU) students proudly representing Black Culture Week)

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The University of California at Santa Barbara seeks an Advanced Assistant or beginning Associate Professor to serve as the Ella Baker Visiting Professor in Undergraduate Research, a one-year, non-tenure track appointment in the Department of Black Studies, with an affiliated appointment in at least one other department in the Social Sciences, Humanities, Engineering, or Sciences on campus for the 2014-15 academic year.

Linda Jean Hall will be recognized at the Women's Literary Festival on May 3, 2014, recognizing her recent accomplishments. The annual literary festival celebrates women authors and the diverse life experiences that have shaped their writing.

Williams' book highlights: "how sexism, racism, and socio-economic inequality interact in the Brazilian sex industry"

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