• Commencement 2018

    Africana Studies major and Banner Carrier Alexa Laboy '18 with Profs. Scott Hancock and Hakim Williams

  • Gondwe2018

    Edward Baptist delivers 12th annual Gondwe lecture: "White Predators: Hunting African Americans For Profit, From the 1793 Fugitive Slave Act to Lee’s 1863 Invasion of Pennsylvania.”

  • Williams Social Change

    Dr. Williams takes his education for social change class to DC where they visited the capital city pcs to see a social justice curriculum in action

  • Tabitha St. Bernard-Jacobs and students following lecture on Grassroots Activism

    Tabitha St. Bernard-Jacobs and students following lecture on Grassroots Activism

  • Celebrating 30 years

    Celebrating 30 years of Africana Studies at Gettysburg College. Read More.

Celebrating 30 Years: 1986 – 2016

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

Rashida Aluko-Roberts ’15

Majors: Africana Studies, International Affairs

Rashida came to Gettysburg because of its strong academic reputation and the many opportunities available for students outside of the classroom. She double-majored in Africana Studies and International Affairs. Currently an Underwriter Trainee for an insurance company, Rashida’s majors set the foundation for her ability to think critically and acting proactively when trying to find solutions to problems. Her advice to current students: You might have to take a different road than you first planned on. Never lose sight of what’s important to you, but be flexible and open to different opportunities.

Faculty Series

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