African american studies overview the department of african american studies is an intellectual community committed to producing, refining, and advancing knowledge of black people in the united states, the caribbean, latin america, europe, and africa. Ethel young-scurlock, associate professor of english and african american studies and senior fellow of the lucky day residential college, with students. The field of african american studies is not without controversy, but scholars embrace these challenges as opportunities to explore and resolve critical social issues african american studies in the past and today imparts knowledge that. African and african american studies program 135 howe-russell geoscience complex louisiana state university baton rouge, la 70803 telephone: 225-578–5246. University of florida african american studies college of liberal arts and sciences home overview news history principles & bylaws resources contact us. The university of wisconsin oshkosh provides an undergraduate minor in african american studies (aas. Department of african american studies, the pennsylvania state university 133 willard building, university park, pa 16802 ph: 814-863-4243 | fax: 814-863-3578.
African american studies about the degree associate in arts (aa) degree this program provides graduates a foundation for lifelong intellectual development and college transfer following associate’s degree completion. We attract and produce world-class scholars in black studies our african american studies courses emphasize literature, history, art and social science. The institute for research in african-american studies was established at columbia in 1993, expanding the university’s commitment to this field of study the african-american studies curriculum explores the historical, cultural, social, and intellectual contours of the development of people of african descent. African american studies the african american studies program at wesleyan offers a dynamic interdisciplinary approach to the study of people of african descent in.
African-american studies chair jason seals has been an instructor at merritt for nearly 10 years to find out more about his background and his passion for teaching, click here the focus of african-american studies (afram) is to assist students on a path of consciousness that ultimately leads to improving their lives and family and. Welcome the department of african-american studies at georgia state university offers a bachelor of arts degree and master of arts degree that rests upon a broad field of study of the experiences of black people and all people of african descent. Students in the african-american studies program investigate the history, literature, and culture of african-americans in the united states and the caribbean.
The african american studies program is an interdisciplinary program that integrates the humanities, social and behavioral sciences and health related fields a major in african american studies leads to a bachelor of arts degree the program also offers a minor. Affiliated faculty member of the department of african american studies, margaret burnham, has been named to the 2016 class of andrew carnegie fellows, a prestigious honor recognizing scholars for their significant work in. The department of african and african american studies offers graduate programs in the fields of african american studies and african studies the department of african and african american studies offers a doctoral degree in african and african american studies, which identifies synergies in theory, concept and method across the african.
Degrees in african and african american studies prepare students for professional careers in human services, education, law, business, community development and journalism additionally, course work prepares students for careers in the public sector, particularly urban institutions, as well as for leadership roles in intercultural relations. African-american studies associate of arts (aa) degree to qualify for the associate of arts in african-american studies degree, students must satisfactorily complete the degree major requirements and the local aa/as general education requirements see the associate degrees and certificates sectionmore degrees & certificates. The african american studies program examines african life and culture, both on the african continent and diaspora the african presence in the americas dates over. The latest scholarship and accomplishments by african american studies faculty, including books, selected articles, lectures, and performances.
African american studies (afro) welcomes you to the 2017-2018 academic year at the university of illinois we have a good year planned, and we promise to keep you informed and involved in activities around campus through our updated website. African american history: from emancipation to the present with jonathan holloway the purpose of this course is to examine the african american experience in the united states from 1863 to the present.
Ohio university college of arts and sciences african american studies african american studies into hip hop dr akil houston is a filmmaker, dj, social critic, and. How can the answer be improved. The programs in african american and american cultural studies (aaacs) in 1990, the bates community founded and combined two intersecting, interdisciplinary programs. Students interested in the african american studies concentration within the ethnic studies minor may take a variety of courses housed in numerous departments within the college of arts and sciences. Welcome to the african american studies program at mississippi state university students from all disciplines are warmly invited to take full advantage of the.