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African Americans in Paris Spring Break 2019 Course

Published: Oct 1st, 2018

Dr. Sharon Austin will teach the African Americans in Paris class during the spring break of 2019.  She will also give a presentation and host a class information session on… Read More

Honoring the Life and Legacy of Virgil Hawkins

Published: Sep 18th, 2018

On November 1, 2018, the UF African American Studies Program will honor the late civil rights pioneer Virgil Hawkins from 2pm-3:30pm in the Chamber Room of the Reitz Union.  Attorney… Read More

Dr. Manoucheka Celeste Wins A Second Book Award!

Published: Sep 7th, 2018

Dr. Manoucheka Celeste, Assistant Professor of African American Studies and Gender, Women’s Studies, and Sexualities Research, recently won the Diamond Anniversary Book Award from the National Communication Association for her… Read More

Dr. Sharon Austin’s Promotion to Full Professor

Published: Jun 21st, 2018

The UF African American Studies Program congratulates its Director, Dr. Sharon Austin, for her promotion to full professor.  She has also received a University of Florida Term Professorship.  Dr. Austin… 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