The Africana Studies program offers:
Students of Africana Studies experience alternative epistemological approaches, theories, and paradigms that enable them to better conceptualize, explain, and incorporate the contemporary interests and concerns of the majority of the world’s peoples and their societies.
Jump to level: All Africana Studies courses
Our distinguished faculty’s publications
Book Machito and His Afro-Cubans: Transcriptions and Arrangements by Prof. Paul Austerlitz
Article The Minstrel Legacy: African American English and the Historical Construction of “Black” Identities in Entertainment. by Prof. Jennifer Bloomquist
Article Teachers’ Nascent Praxes of Care: Potentially Decolonizing Approaches to School Violence in Trinidad by Prof. H.M.A. Williams
The Africana Studies program co-sponsors the Annual Derrick K. Gondwe Memorial Lecture on Social and Economic Justice in the fall of every academic year. The lecture is in its 14th year. Learn more about Derrick K. Gondwe.