“Black Love Letters” Panel and Book Celebration
Join us for a panel discussion and readings from this exquisite collection, followed by a reception.
Black Love Letters is an all-new anthology of letters and original illustrations on the subject of Black love by Natalie Johnson (Sociology MA, ’23) and Cole Brown.
With letters from celebrated Black writers, creators, and thinkers including Brontez Purnell, Morgan Jerkins, Reverend Al Sharpton, and Dr. Imani Perry, this anthology is an ode to Black community, struggle, joy, love, and Blackness in its many forms.
Join us and select contributors for a panel discussion and celebration of Black Love Letters. This event is free and open to the public. Registration is required. Food and refreshments will be provided.
Columbia University MA Program in Sociology
The free-standing MA in Sociology combines theory and methodological training with independent research, and supports career paths in academia, the nonprofit sector, international organizations, the corporate world, education, and public policy, among others.
The Institute for Research in African-American Studies (IRAAS) at Columbia University
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We envision the project of African American Studies as a multi-disciplinary enterprise. Our faculty employ an array of theoretical approaches and methodological strategies to examine historical and contemporary formations in black culture, politics, and society.
Incite at Columbia University
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Our mission is to create knowledge for public action—to catalyze conversations that lead to more just, equitable, and democratic societies.
Department of Sociology