RSS feeds allow Web site content to be gathered via feed reader software. Click the subscribe link to obtain the feed URL for this page. The feed will update when new content appears on this page.

Howard University

A collection of news and information related to Howard University published by this site and its partners.

Top Howard University Articles see all

Displaying items 1-5
  • DJ Spooky delivers keynote address at MICA's Transformations: New Directions in Black Art

    Paul Miller—better known by his creative handle DJ Spooky—remixed the keynote lecture last night to kickoff the Maryland Institute College of Art's Transformations: New Directions in Black Art conference that runs through this weekend. And he did it with a casual brio: his nearly 90-minute chat jumped through his own background—a circuitous journey through his Washington, D.C. childhood (at Connecticut and R streets near Dupont Circle) as the son of the Dean of Howard University's School of Law and the independent black woman who started the women's boutique Toast and Strawberries in 1966 who went on to get a double degree in French Literature and Philosophy from Bowdoin College en route to explaining his DJ name (think Freud's das unheimliche)—before diving into a nonlinear discussion of the ideas that fuel his own multimedia work as it pertains to capital-A Art in the 21st century, this age of copy culture.
  • Documentary on Black Power TV Screens at Coppin

    Next Thursday, Shoes in the Bed Productions will dive deep into the history of one of America's most momentous decades, screening its documentary Mr. Soul!: Ellis Haizlip and the Birth of Black Power TV. In the midst of the civil rights movement, and...

    Dr. Francis Nunez Cardozo and Baltimore's struggle for Civil Rights

    One hundred years ago, the Maryland General Assembly wrapped up its annual session in a lively debate over whether or not to racially segregate streetcars in Maryland. HB 904, sponsored by George Arnold Frick (D) from the 3rd District of Baltimore,...

    Bmore Club: Year Zero

    Bmore Club: Year Zero
    Even judging by the frenzied and frenetic grammar of Baltimore Club music, DJ AngelBaby's recent batshit-crazy mixtape Get Pumped Vol. 2 does not fuck around. It rushes through 40 tracks in 50 minutes, touching only the peaks and none of the valleys of...

    The Art of Organizing

    Ismael Carrillo has been teaching at the Maryland Institute College of Art for two years. A native of Spain, with a degree in illustration, he says he has been hoping to land a full-time job at the top art school. "I was thinking, Well, maybe I will be...