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AFRICANA STUDIES NEWS

Farash Scholarships Supporting Student Access

For the past six years, the Max and Marian Farash Charitable Foundation has been helping local HWS students who are the first in their families to attend college reach their…
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Magin ’18 to Ethiopia with Peace Corps

Magin_Dan_1Daniel Magin ’18 will travel to Ethiopia with the Peace Corps following his graduation in May where he will serve as a TEFL/English Language Teaching Specialist in Africa’s second most…
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HWS Celebrates Kwanzaa 2017

Kwanzaa 2Hosted by Sankofa: the Black Students’ Union, the annual Kwanzaa Celebration at Hobart and William Smith will begin at 5 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 11. “Sankofa is devoted to celebrating…
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Racial Disparities in the Prison System

Schuler James PosterOn any given day, there are roughly 1.5 million people incarcerated in adult prisons in the U.S. For many years, James Schuler was one of them. Schuler will bring his…
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Millennials of Color Assembly

Millenials_of_Color_3Students and community members attended the first Millennials of Color Assembly (MOCA), a dialogue on race, prejudice and identity on  Oct. 7 at the Geneva Public Library. MOCA is the…
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STUDENT PROFILE

Hannah Glenshaw '17

Africana Studies major; French and Francophone Studies minor

Hannah Glenshaw '17

"Coming from a South African background, I have always been fascinated by African culture. I often find myself drawn to subjects that pertain to African issues such as colonial history, race and culture."

 

Preparing Students to Lead Lives of Consequence.