African and African American Studies

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 will produce book about famous civil rights activist Angela Davis

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

Linda Caron named dean of the College of Liberal Arts

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. Continue reading

More than 40 organizations to participate in first College of Liberal Arts’ Internship Partners Expo

The liberal arts Internship Partners Expo will be held April 12 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Millett Hall Atrium. Continue reading