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Africana Studies Program

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.

Find out more about our programs, explore the courses offered, and meet our faculty.

Alumni Spotlight

Lauren H. Roedner ’13Laura Roedner

Lauren Roedner double majored in History and Africana Studies and minored in Civil War Era Studies. Upon graduation in May 2013, she accepted a position at Musselman Library at Gettysburg College focusing on the college’s open access institutional repository, The Cupola. She also managed the archival collection at the Adams County Historical Society in Gettysburg. Recently, she moved to Washington, D.C., to work in the Office of Cultural Heritage as a Museum Curator, for the State Department.

60 Seconds with Prof. Hakim Williams

Prof. Hakim Williams discusses the Africana Studies department.

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