Published: Dec. 10, 2021

The College of Media, Communication and Information (CMCI) featured the new Center for African and African American Studies (CAAAS) during its first One College Colloquium event of the 2021-2022 academic year. The colloquium focused on the vision, aspirations, and plans of the new center through an in-depth conversation between the CAAAS Founder and Director Reiland Rabaka, and CMCI Professor Nabil Echchaibi, associate chair for graduate studies in the Department of Media Studies. 


The CAAAS promises to be a hub of research, teaching, performance, consciousness-raising and community-building dedicated to Black history, Black culture, and Black struggle on the Boulder campus and beyond. The multipurpose space, which aims to open in the Macky Auditorium building in the Fall of 2022, welcomes scholars, students, artists, activists and allies.