What's New in the Oxford African American Studies Center
What's New: Winter 2016
For the Winter 2016 update, the editors of the Oxford African American Studies Center have added a large amount of online-only content from the Dictionary of African Biography, as well as articles from The African American National Biography.
Community Spotlight: Cincinnati
Our spotlight on Cincinnati with guest editor Eric R. Jackson, an author and Associate Professor at Northern Kentucky University, features the subject articles:
This winter update features a guest editorial on Cincinnati by Eric R. Jackson.
New Articles and Biographies
This update also includes new online-only biographies from the Dictionary of African Biography project, including Saxophonist Verckys and Congolese businessman Joseph Kapenda. These brand new entries are only available through the Oxford African American Studies Center.
Biographies from the African American National Biography project are continually updated, keeping the content within the Oxford African American Studies Center accurate. Updates for this fall include the biographies of a variety of notable figures, including national security advisor, ambassador, and presidential cabinet member Susan Elizabeth Rice and actress Juanita Moore.
Black History Month
In honor of Black History Month, a selection of Oxford African American Studies Center entries are available without a subscription for the month of February:
Learn more about Jesse Owens before the biopic Race
This Black History Month, we are excited to explore the ground-breaking work of black inventors.
Entries Forthcoming in our Next Update
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In addition to our ongoing editorial update program, the Oxford African American Studies Center's editors commission and publish bi–monthly a publicly-available Focus On feature, designed to provide insights into topics of current and historical relevance.
This month's Focus On features African Americans and Cincinnati.
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