A kick-off event for UF’s First-Generation Student Celebration, join Harvard Graduate School of Education’s Dr. Anthony Abraham Jack, who will discuss the challenges faced by first-generation college students at predominantly white universities.
The African Americas Studies Program faculty at the University of Florida would like to express our disappointment with the grand jury’s decision in the Breonna Taylor case. Taylor was a young black woman who dedicated her life to serving others and she did not deserve this. She had dreams and goals like our students […]
Sankofa: Looking Back and Moving Forward The Journey Continues The Dr. Ronald C Foreman Jr. Symposium Thursday, February 20, 2020 Symposium- Watch it Here The 50th Anniversary Community Celebration Friday, February 21, 2020 Historic Marker Unveiling- Watch it Here See photos of the Celebration Event Thank you for Celebrating 50 Years of African American Studies […]
“Growing Up Amid the Rise of Racism: Spark Series”
Amazing work by the AFA 4225 Class and the Omicron Zeta Chapter of Omega Psi Phi in their presentation of a Heavy Crown: Black Hair’s Journey throughout History.
Continuing the celebration of the African American Studies Program’s 50th year at UF. The program participated in the Homing Coming Parade, a day where Gainesville schools and UF are closed for the community to come out and enjoy the afternoon.
Please join the Humanities Center on October 24 and 25 for two events with Professor Ana-Lucia Araujo (Howard University, Department of History) as part of the Center’s 2019-20 speaker series: Rethinking the Public Sphere: Part 1 – Race and the Promise of Participation. Public Lecture “Museums and Slavery: Engaging the Past and the Present in […]
Congratulations to Dr. Patricia Hilliard-Nunn who has been awarded as “Distinguished Affiliate Faculty Member in recognition of valuable contribution to the Center” at the Center for Gender, Sexualities, and Women’s Studies Research.
Congratulations to the December 2018 graduates with either a major or minor in African American Studies. Excellent work and a job well done!
Manoucheka Celeste, Assistant Professor in both the Center for Gender, Sexualities, and Women’s Studies Research & the African American Studies Program at the University of Florida, recently received the 2018 Diamond Anniversary Book Award from the National Communication Association (NCA). Given annually, the award honors the most outstanding scholarly book(s) published during the previous two […]