Africana Studies

Critical approaches to better conceptualize and engage with the complex and distinctive experiences, lives, and contributions of peoples of African descent.

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.

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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.