News Stories

Professor Ajuan Mance
Oakland, CA—February 23, 2016

When people think about 19th-century African American history, slavery mostly comes to mind, not the thriving intellectual culture of the North, according to Mills College English Professor Ajuan Mance, whose new book collects black writing for black readers from 1808 to 1910.

Fred Lawson
Oakland, CA—February 16, 2016

Professor of Government Fred Lawson was featured in a panel discussion on Forum that debated the ramifications of Russia's recent bombing of a hospital in Syria.

Professor Kirsten Saxton
Oakland, CA—February 8, 2016

Mills College English Professor Kirsten Saxton has been named a recipient of the 2016 Undergraduate Teaching Award from the Southeastern American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies for organizing the best undergraduate panel at the society's upcoming annual conference in Savannah, Georgia.

Foundation for Contemporary Arts Logo
Oakland, CA—January 27, 2016

The Foundation for Contemporary Arts has awarded two individual grants to William Winant and Nora Chipaumire for their pioneering work in music and dance.