The mission of the africana studies program is to understand and appreciate the integral yet distinct experiences of people of african heritage throughout the world. Once a year, the african-american community looks forward to the 28 days of february to recognize achievements, and celebrate historical contributions of the too-often neglected. The africana studies major prepares students to become informed and positive participants in the world community by developing a global perspective on africa and its diaspora. About africana studies are you fascinated by learning about the diversity of africa’s people and their wide-reaching contributions to world culture.
Africana studies join our vibrant community and explore the rich diversity of african and african american social, cultural, political, and historical development. The africana studies program is hiring a 20-hour (50 fte) graduate assistant to assist with various graphic design and artistic productions to enhance the afst undergraduate program. Africana studies at brown university located in the historic churchill house on the campus of brown university, the department of africana studies is the. Africana studies, black studies, african-american studies or africology, in us education, is the multidisciplinary study of the histories, politics and.
Learn the essentials of the africana studies department where students explore the experience of africans and people of african descent around the world. 2017 higginbotham lecture dr camille charles with ta-nehisi coates at the center for africana studies' hon a leon higginotham, jr lecture click here to view the lecture. Africana studies is an interdisciplinary program devoted to the understanding of africa and people of african descent throughout the world it offers a major and minor at the undergraduate.
The africana studies program offers an interdisciplinary major, a minor in hip-hop cultures, and a variety of internships and study abroad opportunities. The africana studies department is a multidisciplinary and interdisciplinary field of inquiry which is focused upon the social and cultural histories, politics, literatures, economics. Africana studies offers a major, interdepartmental major and a minor that explore the history, culture, intellectual heritage and social development of people of african descent. Welcome to africana studies the department of africana studies (afst) provides students of all ethnic, national and cultural backgrounds the necessary tools to understand, critically.
The bs in africana studies is designed for students who want to learn about the history and culture of people of african descent throughout the diaspora. Join us in celebrating the dawn of our discipline and on the eve of 50th anniversary of the first department of black/africana studies on a four-year university campus. Welcome to africana studies at bowling green state university, bowling green, ohio we offer a planned major or dual major for the bachelor of arts (ba) degree as well as a minor within the.
Africana studies courses provide a critical understanding and appreciation of the african diaspora today and historically from an african-centered worldview the minor also provides students. Africana studies describe and analyze the origins and experiences of people of african descent wherever they live or have lived these fields are inherently comparative, international, and. Africana studies at barnard is a multidisciplinary approach to the study of the history, politics, cultures, and literatures of africa and of the african diaspora in the americas, caribbean. Umbutu: interconnected, looking forward “the world we have is a world created by humans,” says n’dri t assié-lumumba, professor of africana studies and research.Download