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African American Studies Program Welcomes Abdia do Nascimento Awardees

Published: Oct 26th, 2017

The prestigious Abdias Nascimento Award, named after the Brazilian writer, scholar, activist, and politician who played a significant role in the emergence of Black Studies as an academic discipline in… Read More

Dr. Gerald Smith will speak during the MLK Celebration Week

Published: Oct 16th, 2017

Dr. Gerald Smith will speak in the Ocora of Pugh Hall on Thursday January 25, 2018 at 6pm.  This lecture will be held to honor the life and legacy of… Read More

Short Video Describes UF AFA Program

Published: Sep 17th, 2017

University of Florida student, James Worthy, produced a short video that describes the benefits of taking African American Studies courses at UF.  You can view it at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xbntjflYzrc&feature=share.  

African Americans in Paris Spring Break 2018 Class

Published: Sep 8th, 2017

Dr. Sharon Austin will offer the African Americans in Paris Spring Break course in March 2018. The course will introduce students to three groups Black Americans who have traveled to… Read More

Mentoring At-Risk Youth Summer Course

Published: Aug 8th, 2016

In summer session B 2016, Dr. Vincent Adejumo taught a service-learning course entitled “Mentoring At-Risk Youth”. This service-learning course entails students at the University of Florida critically analyzing concepts and… Read More