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A Q&A with UNSETTLED author Eric Tang for University Press Week

Dr. Eric Tang talks with Temple University Press publicist Gary Kramer about the value of publishing with a University Press and the books that were influential to him as a scholar and reader.

Fri, Nov 13, 2015




See Dr. Gross' Huffington Post Piece on Sandra Bland

#blackwomenslivesmatter

Wed, Aug 5, 2015


Dr. Simone Browne is Featured in I-D Magazine

Exploring Feminist Hacktivism with Deep Lab

Fri, Jul 24, 2015



Why Some Experts Debunk 'Transracial' to Explain Rachel Dolezal Case

See Dr. Cokley's comment on the Rachel Dolezal case

Fri, Jun 19, 2015



Policing the Playground and the Pool

Op-Ed by Dr. Lisa Thompson

Tue, Jun 16, 2015


We Must Make Police Brutality Against Black Women an Issue in 2016

Black women are victims of violence at higher rates than all other groups of women

Thu, Jun 11, 2015


Redefining Ratchet

A blog that explores black women’s perspectives on controlling images, race, gender and sexuality through a reflection on the term “ratchet.”

Fri, May 29, 2015








Moon Medicine: An Artist Talk by Sanford Biggers

Performing Blackness Series

Thu, Apr 9, 2015






See The Daily Texan Article on Dr. Lisa B. Thompson and the "House of Cards" Actress Eisa Davis

Eisa Davis speaks on the importance of black art in a lecture titled, “Black Art Matters.”

Tue, Feb 24, 2015



Dr. Gross Writes A Piece on Violence Within the Black Community

#BlackLivesMatter Should Contend With Community Violence, Too

Mon, Feb 2, 2015



Dr. Cokley Writes on the White Washing In Hollywood Films

Hollywood, We Have A Problem

Mon, Feb 2, 2015


Mark you calendars for Lisa B. Thompson's "Mothers Day" Play

A one-act play where Afro-futurism collides with motherhood

Thu, Jan 22, 2015