Africana Studies combines a traditional liberal arts perspective with interdisciplinary skills of investigation, analysis, and communication for students of all backgrounds.
Africana Studies offers both a major and a minor.
November 15-16, 2013
Black Emancipations: Commemorating "A New Birth of Freedom" in Africa & the African Diaspora
Wayne Alva Chang, Jr. '11
Africana Studies, Major & Political Science Minor
Wayne majored in Africana Studies and minored in Political Science. He is a member of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Inc. He co-founded People About Reaching To the Youth Theme Housing. He ceased the opportunity to study abroad in Seville, Spain. Being a social entrepreneur he is involved in community based organizations that promote social change. He will continue his Master's in Urban Policy and Administration in his hometown, where he hopes to one day establish a recreational center. Wayne enjoys being a community organizer and advocating for those that are economically marginalized, politically disenfranchised and socially ostracized.
Prof. Jennifer Bloomquist discusses her linguistics research.