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Africana Studies Brown Bag Lecture Series

Bring your lunch and join us for lunch time discussions on various topics, works in progress, and current events.  2017-18 schedule to come.

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Concentration in Health and Environment

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

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Nickie Tyler: the 2017 Africana Studies Student Scholar

 

Congratulations Nickie Tyler!

The 2017 Outstanding Africana Studies Scholar for maintaining the highest GPA as a Junior in the Africana Studies Major.

 

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Dr. Mario Azevedo Essay Contest Winners

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. 

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Early-Entry Graduate Degree Program

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...

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ESTABLISHMENT OF CONCENTRATION IN HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENT WITHIN THE AFRICANA STUDIES B.A. PROGRAM

Interested in the healthcare and/or environmental sustainability field?  Learn more about our  Concentration in Health and Environment

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New book edited by Akinwumi Ogundiran and Paula Saunders

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...

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Dr. Oscar de la Torre received a Gilder-Lehrman Center's fellowship at Yale University

Dr. Oscar de la Torre received a Gilder-Lehrman Center's fellowship at Yale University.

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