Dr. Oscar de la Torre received a Gilder-Lehrman Center’s fellowship at Yale University.
Materialities of Ritual in the Black Atlantic Edited by Akinwumi Ogundiran and Paula Saunders Focusing on everyday rituals, the essays in this volume look at spheres of social action and the places throughout the Atlantic world where African–descended communities have expressed their values, ideas, beliefs, and spirituality in material terms. The contributors trace the impact […]
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AFRICANA STUDIES GRADUATE CERTIFICATE PROGRAM The Department of Africana Studies is now accepting application from rising juniors and seniors into the Africana Studies Graduate Certificate. The goal is to provide undergraduate students with the opportunity to begin working towards a graduate degree before completing a baccalaureate degree. The Early-Entry admission into AFRS graduate certificate is […]
Dr. Danielle Boaz named Kathryn T. Preyer Scholar in American Legal History. The award is granted by the American Society for Legal History to support the scholarship of legal historians at the beginning of their careers.
Dr. Oscar de la Torre has received a 2014 fellowship of the Gilder-Lehrman Center for the Study of Slavery, Resistance and Abolition at Yale University. He will use the fellowship to finish his book manuscript “Leaving Behind the Big Snake: A History of Black Amazonia, 1850-1950”. The book is about the history of black rural […]
Jillian Staurowsky essay “The Eco Incident of 1858” won first place in this years Dr. Mario Azevedo Essay Contests and Nkiruka Obi essay ” The Intergration of African and Western Healing Pratices in Nigerian Healthcare System” won second place, 2014.
Congratulations Nickie Tyler! The 2017 Outstanding Africana Studies Scholar for maintaining the highest GPA as a Junior in the Africana Studies Major.
Interested in the healthcare and/or environmental sustainability field? Learn more about our Concentration in Health and Environment ESTABLISHMENT OF CONCENTRATION IN HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENT WITHIN THE AFRICANA STUDIES B.A. PROGRAM University of North Carolina at Charlotte Undergraduate Course and Curriculum Proposal from: Africana Studies PROPOSAL SUMMARY AND CATALOG COPY. 1. SUMMARY. The Africana Studies Department […]