Henry Louis "Skip" Gates, Jr. (born September 16, 1950 in Keyser, West Virginia) is an American historian, literary scholar, journalist, cultural critic, and institution builder. He is also an Emmy Award-winning filmmaker, and currently serves as the Alphonse Fletcher University Professor and Director of the Hutchins Center for African and African American Research at Harvard University.

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  • Henry Louis „Skip“ Gates, Jr. (* 16. September 1950 in Piedmont, West Virginia) ist ein US-amerikanischer Literatur- und Kulturwissenschaftler. Er gilt als herausragender Vertreter der „African American studies“, der Erforschung der Geschichte und Kultur der schwarzen Amerikaner. (de)
  • Henry Louis Gates (16 septembre, 1950, Keyser, West Virginia) est un universitaire et critique littéraire américain. (fr)
  • Attualmente lavora alla Harvard University, dove è anche direttore del W.E.B. Du Bois Institute for African and African American Research. (it)
  • Henry Louis Gates Jr., "Skip" (ur. w 1950) – amerykański krytyk literacki, profesor Harvard University. Prowadzi i produkuje telewizyjne programy kulturalne. 16 lipca 2009 aresztowany, co spowodowało falę dyskusji w USA na temat rasizmu[potrzebne źródło]. (pl)
  • Henry Louis Gates, Jr. (Keyser, 16 de setembro de 1950) é um crítico literário, educador, acadêmico, escritor e editor norte-americano, sendo o primeiro afro-americano a receber o Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Fellowship. Recebeu, também, numerosos títulos honoríficos e prêmios por seu ensino, pesquisa e desenvolvimento de instituições acadêmicas no estudo da cultura negra. Em 2002, Gates foi escolhido para dar a Jefferson Lecture, em reconhecimento de seu "notório conhecimento na área de humanas". A palestra resultou em um livro, publicado em 2003, The Trials of Phillis Wheatley. Em 2013, Gates é diretor do Centro de Estudos Africanos, na Universidade Harvard. Com doação de 2 milhão de dólares de seu amigo editor Frank Pearl e de Bill Gates, Henry Louis concretizou o sonho de W. E. B. Dubois (1868 - 1963) alimentado por décadas, de publicar uma Enciclopédia Africana. Como apresentador, em 2006 e 2008, da minissérie da Public Broadcasting Service, African American Lives, Gates explorou a genealogia de afro-americanos proeminentes. Gates faz parte de conselhos de várias instituições culturais, artísticas e de pesquisa. Ele trabalha como professor universitário da Universidade de Harvard, onde ele diretor do Instituto W. E. B. Du Bois de Pesquisa Africana e Afro-americana. Michael Kinsley refere-se a ele como "o mais conhecido estudioso da nação negra".== Referências == (pt)
  • 亨利·路易斯·盖茨(1950年9月16日-),美国文学评论家,教育家,学者,作家,编辑和公共知识分子。他是第一位收到Andrew W. Mellon基金会奖学金的非洲裔美国人。他因为教学、科研和研究黑人文化发展曾获得了许多荣誉学位和奖励。在2002年,盖茨被选为给杰弗逊演讲,认可他“在人文方面杰出的智力成果”。盖茨曾主持几个PBS电视短剧,包括非洲世界的历史和旅行计划等。参加了许多著名的艺术,文化和科研机构的董事会,他担任哈佛大学教授,他是非洲和非裔美国人研究所所长。 (zh)
  • Генри Луис Гейтс младший (англ. Henry Louis Gates, Jr., 16 сентября 1950 года, Пидмонт) — американский литературный критик, историк, писатель, профессор Гарвардского университета. Первый афроамериканец, получивший награду фонда Эндрю Меллона (англ. Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Fellowship). Известный исследователь афроамериканской культуры и истории, ведущий нескольких авторских телепередач. (ru)
  • Henry Louis "Skip" Gates, Jr. (born September 16, 1950 in Keyser, West Virginia) is an American historian, literary scholar, journalist, cultural critic, and institution builder. He is also an Emmy Award-winning filmmaker, and currently serves as the Alphonse Fletcher University Professor and Director of the Hutchins Center for African and African American Research at Harvard University. Gates has written 17 books and created 14 documentary films, including Wonders of the African World, African American Lives, Black in Latin America, and Finding Your Roots, now in its second season on PBS. His six-part PBS documentary series, The African Americans: Many Rivers to Cross (2013), which he wrote, executive produced, and hosted, earned the News and Documentary Emmy Award for Outstanding Historical Program—Long Form, as well as the Peabody Award, Alfred I. duPont-Columbia University Award, and NAACP Image Award. Having written for such leading publications as The New Yorker, The New York Times, and Time, Gates is editor-in-chief of TheRoot.com, a daily online magazine, while overseeing the Oxford African American Studies Center, the first comprehensive scholarly online resource in the field. In 2012, The Henry Louis Gates, Jr. Reader, a collection on his writings, was published. Gates's latest book is Finding Your Roots: The Official Companion to the PBS Series, released by the University of North Carolina Press in 2014.The recipient of 53 honorary degrees and numerous prizes, Gates was a member of the first class awarded "genius grants" by the MacArthur Foundation in 1981, and in 1998, he became the first African-American scholar to be awarded the National Humanities Medal. He was named to the Time 25 Most Influential Americans list in 1997, to the Ebony Power 150 list in 2009, and to Ebony's Power 100 list in 2010 and 2012. He earned his B.A. summa cum laude in English Language and Literature, from Yale University in 1973, and his M.A. and Ph.D. in English Literature from Clare College at the University of Cambridge in 1979. Gates has directed the W.E.B. Institute for African and African American Research—now the Hutchins Center—since arriving at Harvard University in 1991, and during his first 15 years on campus, he chaired the Department of Afro-American Studies as it expanded into the Department of African and African American Studies with a full-fledged doctoral program. He also is a member of the American Academy of Arts and Letters and serves on a wide array of boards, including the New York Public Library, the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, the Aspen Institute, Jazz at Lincoln Center, the Whitney Museum of American Art, Library of America, and the Brookings Institution. He has chaired the Anisfield-Wolf Book Awards since 1995, and travels each September to Cleveland, Ohio, to lead a community celebration of the winners. He won the prize himself in 1989 for editing the 30 volumes of "The Schomburg Library of Nineteenth-Century Black Women Writers". (en)
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  • Henry Louis „Skip“ Gates, Jr. (* 16. September 1950 in Piedmont, West Virginia) ist ein US-amerikanischer Literatur- und Kulturwissenschaftler. Er gilt als herausragender Vertreter der „African American studies“, der Erforschung der Geschichte und Kultur der schwarzen Amerikaner. (de)
  • Henry Louis Gates (16 septembre, 1950, Keyser, West Virginia) est un universitaire et critique littéraire américain. (fr)
  • Attualmente lavora alla Harvard University, dove è anche direttore del W.E.B. Du Bois Institute for African and African American Research. (it)
  • Henry Louis Gates Jr., "Skip" (ur. w 1950) – amerykański krytyk literacki, profesor Harvard University. Prowadzi i produkuje telewizyjne programy kulturalne. 16 lipca 2009 aresztowany, co spowodowało falę dyskusji w USA na temat rasizmu[potrzebne źródło]. (pl)
  • 亨利·路易斯·盖茨(1950年9月16日-),美国文学评论家,教育家,学者,作家,编辑和公共知识分子。他是第一位收到Andrew W. Mellon基金会奖学金的非洲裔美国人。他因为教学、科研和研究黑人文化发展曾获得了许多荣誉学位和奖励。在2002年,盖茨被选为给杰弗逊演讲,认可他“在人文方面杰出的智力成果”。盖茨曾主持几个PBS电视短剧,包括非洲世界的历史和旅行计划等。参加了许多著名的艺术,文化和科研机构的董事会,他担任哈佛大学教授,他是非洲和非裔美国人研究所所长。 (zh)
  • Генри Луис Гейтс младший (англ. Henry Louis Gates, Jr., 16 сентября 1950 года, Пидмонт) — американский литературный критик, историк, писатель, профессор Гарвардского университета. Первый афроамериканец, получивший награду фонда Эндрю Меллона (англ. Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Fellowship). Известный исследователь афроамериканской культуры и истории, ведущий нескольких авторских телепередач. (ru)
  • Henry Louis Gates, Jr. (Keyser, 16 de setembro de 1950) é um crítico literário, educador, acadêmico, escritor e editor norte-americano, sendo o primeiro afro-americano a receber o Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Fellowship. Recebeu, também, numerosos títulos honoríficos e prêmios por seu ensino, pesquisa e desenvolvimento de instituições acadêmicas no estudo da cultura negra. (pt)
  • Henry Louis "Skip" Gates, Jr. (born September 16, 1950 in Keyser, West Virginia) is an American historian, literary scholar, journalist, cultural critic, and institution builder. He is also an Emmy Award-winning filmmaker, and currently serves as the Alphonse Fletcher University Professor and Director of the Hutchins Center for African and African American Research at Harvard University. (en)
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