African and African American Studies

Bolinga, Sociology, Anthropology issue statement of solidarity for protests against systemic racism

The statement expresses solidarity and support for international protests against disenfranchisement, systemic racism and evaluation and promotion of civic-minded law enforcement reform. Continue reading

Black History Month at Wright State

The Bolinga Black Cultural Resources Center will host a series of lectures to celebrate Black History Month. Continue reading

A vision of love and community

In the 13-year history of the African American Alumni Society’s scholarship program, countless black students’ lives have been enriched through education and community

Wright State alumni collaborated with the Bolinga Black Cultural Resources Center to establish the African American Alumni Society scholarship. Continue reading

Homecoming

Wright State alum Hannah Beachler shares her new Oscar and her insights with motion pictures students

Hannah Beachler ’05 returned to Wright State to talk to students about filmmaking and winning an Oscar for her work on “Black Panther.” Continue reading

Wright State film grad Hannah Beachler wins Oscar for her work on ‘Black Panther’

Hannah Beachler, who graduated from Wright State in 2005, is the first African American to win an Oscar in the Best Production Design category. Continue reading

Wright State film grad Hannah Beachler nominated for Oscar for her work on ‘Black Panther’

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. Continue reading

Alumni Achievement Awards honor Wright State’s finest

The Alumni Association recognized the accomplishments of four Wright State alumni and an honorary alumna during Homecoming Weekend. Continue reading

Take me to Wakanda

Alumna Hannah Beachler ’05 creates her vision of fictional world as production designer in Marvel’s 'Black Panther'

The Wright State Alumni Association named Hannah Beachler ’05 the winner of its 2018 Alumna of the Year Award. Continue reading

Wright State film grad Hannah Beachler talks about working on ‘Moonlight,’ ‘Black Panther’

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. Continue reading

Revolutionary research

Wright State English professor Sharon Lynette Jones's book about famous civil rights activist Angela Davis to be published next May

Sharon Lynette Jones’ new book project will take extensive research and involve visits to archives around the country. Continue reading