Harold D. Weaver

Harold
D.
Weaver

Alumnus Fellow, W.E.B. Du Bois Research Institute of the Hutchins Center for African and African American Research at Harvard University; Founder, BlackFilm Project, The BlackQuaker Project, and The China-Africa-Russia Project

Center Associate
Expertise
USSR-Black-world relations; African students in the USSR; the Cold War; transnational cultural relations; African Americans in the Soviet Union; the lives of prominent artist-activists Paul Robeson and Ousmane Sembene in relationship to the USSR.
Current Project
"Soviet Training and Research Programs for Africa in the Khrushchev Era (1955-1964)"
Foreign Language

Education

Ph.D.
, International Education and Communications
, University of Massachusetts
Selected Publications

Black Fire: African American Quakers on Spirituality and Human Rights, with Paul Kriese and Steven W. Angell (Quaker Press of Friends General Conference, 2011).

“The Contestation of African Cinema: The Early post-Independence Filmmaking of Sembene Ousmane and his Courageous Afro-centric Colleagues,” Présence Africaine 2004/2 (N° 170).

"Black African Educational Needs and the Soviet Response," Teachers College Record, 71:641-6 (May 1970).

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