Summer Institute

July 17 – July 24, 2021

The Center for Africana Studies Summer Institute for Pre-Freshmen is one of Penn’s premier pre-freshmen programs. This intensive one-week course of study is taught by standing Penn faculty and exposes students to major intellectual and cultural themes and currents in 19th, 20th, and 21st century African and African Diaspora studies.

The Institute is free of charge and includes room, board, books, and course tuition. Students who successfully complete the program's requirements earn 0.5c.u.,graded pass/fail. All incoming freshmen interested in African, African American, and other African Diaspora studies are eligible to apply for admission to the Center for Africana Studies Summer Institute. The location of the 2021 program (on campus or on-line) is to be determined.

 

We have filled our available slots for the 2021 CFAS Summer Institute for Pre-Freshmen cohort. Thank you for your interest in our program.

 

Click here to view the 2021 Course List

Please note that the location of the program (on campus or on-line) is to be determined.