African and African American Studies

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Apr 16, 2019
Wright State alumni collaborated with the Bolinga Black Cultural Resources Center to establish the African American Alumni Society scholarship.
Mar 18, 2019
Hannah Beachler '05 returned to Wright State to talk to students about filmmaking and winning an Oscar for her work on "Black Panther."
Feb 25, 2019
Hannah Beachler, who graduated from Wright State in 2005, is the first African American to win an Oscar in the Best Production Design category.
Jan 23, 2019
Hannah Beachler, who graduated from Wright State in 2005, is the first African American to receive an Oscar nomination in the Best Production Design category.
Oct 12, 2018
The Alumni Association recognized the accomplishments of four Wright State alumni and an honorary alumna during Homecoming Weekend.
Sep 13, 2018
The Wright State Alumni Association named Hannah Beachler ’05 the winner of its 2018 Alumna of the Year Award.
Feb 14, 2018
Excerpt Tyra Patterson spent 23 years in prison for a murder she says she didn't commit. She was paroled on Christmas day 2017. She has always maintained her innocence, and in recent years, the victim's sister, former jurors, and even other suspects convicted in the crime have come forward to say Tyra wasn't involved. Tuesday night, she shared her captivating story and answered questions about her case for the first time from the public, at Wright State University. The conversation at...
Dec 7, 2017
Hannah Beachler, who received a B.F.A. from Wright State in 2005, talked about her successful career and answered questions during a discussion with performing arts students.
Aug 24, 2017
Sharon Lynette Jones' new book project will take extensive research and involve visits to archives around the country.
Apr 13, 2017
Linda Caron has a wealth of experience and has been instrumental in the growth of the College of Liberal Arts — in facilities, events and programs.

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