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College of Arts & Sciences
Institute for African American Research


Conferences headlined or co-sponsored by the Institute for African American Research.


Mar. 24-26                  

IAAR First Inaugural Conference

"USC and African American Research in the Twenty-first Century"

To view pictures from the conference, click here.

Mar. 19-21      

"Student Activism, Southern Style: Organizing and Protest in the 1960s and 70s"

The Institute for African American Research is pleased to be a co-sponsor of this Conference, presented by the Departments of History at the University of South Carolina and Western Carolina University.



Feb. 27-28                                           

"The Archaeology of the Recent African American Past"

Joint sponsorship with the South Carolina Institute of Archaeology and Anthropology, College of Arts and Sciences, University Research Foundation, the Dept. of Anthropology, the African American Studies Program, the McKissick Museum, the Archeological Research Trust Board, the Humanities Council of South Carolina, and the Historic Columbia Foundation.