Department of Africana Studies
Africana Studies is an interdisciplinary field of study devoted to the critical and systematic examination of the cultural, political, social, economic, and historical experiences of African Americans, Africans, and peoples of African descent around the world.
Our intellectual work and programing highlight the impact of Africa and the African diasporas on humanity. Through its research, academic initiatives and public programming, the Center’s work seeks to explore the profound ways in which African peoples have functioned on a global scale and how their experiences have resonated around the world throughout history.
Africana Studies News
ft. Shaun Ossei-Owusu and Elizabeth Hinton
Shaun Ossei-Owusu is an interdisciplinary legal…
Connected Lives ft. Ramah McKay and Nolwazi Mkhwanazi
Join us for a conversation with Prof. Nolwazi Mkhwanazi who will be discussing her new book, Contested Lives: Families, Households, Health, and Care in South Africa (with Lenore Manderson, HSRC 2020) and her ongoing…