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Panel Commemorating 60 Years of Desegregation on September 27th

Published: Sep 7th, 2018

On Thursday September 27, 2018 at 6pm in the Reitz Union Second Floor Auditorium (686 Museum Road), the African American Studies Program will commemorate sixty years of desegregation.  In 1958,… Read More

AFA Faculty Win Grants!

Published: Jun 12th, 2018

Several of the African American Studies core faculty members, affiliate faculty members, and advisory board members are members of research teams that have been awarded Intersections Grants from the Mellon Foundation (organized by the Center… Read More

Welcome Dr. Ashley Robertson Preston

Published: May 15th, 2018

Dr. Ashley Robertson Preston will join the African American Studies faculty this fall.  She received a doctorate in African Diaspora History/Public History from Howard University.  This fall, Dr. Preston will… Read More

Congratulations Graduates!

Published: May 7th, 2018

The African American Studies Program congratulates the students who have graduated during the 2017-18 academic year.  Go Gators! December 2017 Graduates with the Major Andres Arroyo Charly Cadet Shannon Lewis… Read More

Congratulations Dr. Patricia Hilliard-Nunn

Published: May 7th, 2018

On Friday April 20th, Nkwanda Joh, the Director of the Cultural Arts Coaliton, Inc. presented Dr. Patricia Hilliard-Nunn with the Andrew Mickle Service Award for teaching history. She received this… Read More

Dr. Sharon Austin Publishes a New Book!

Published: Feb 24th, 2018

Dr. Sharon Austin, Director of the African American Studies Program and Associate Professor of Political Science, recently published her third book.  The State University of New York at Albany Press… Read More

Dr. Sharon Austin Writes Articles for The Conversation

Published: Feb 13th, 2018

On February 7, 2018, Dr. Sharon Austin published an article entitled, “Black Americans Most Left Behind by Progress since Dr. King’s Death” in The Conversation.  Established in 2011, the Conversation… Read More

Congratulations Sharon Burney

Published: Feb 13th, 2018

African American Studies Program Assistant, Sharon Burney, has been awarded a Superior Accomplishment Award.  Please join us in congratulating her for a job well done.

Dr. Vincent Adejumo Wins Teacher of the Year Award

Published: Feb 13th, 2018

Dr. Vincent Adejumo is one of the recipients of the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Teacher of the Year Award.  Dr. Adejumo has been teaching several courses for the… Read More

Congratulations Dr. Celeste

Published: Dec 11th, 2017

Dr. Manoucheka Celeste, Assistant Professor in the African American Studies Program and the Center for Women’s Studies, Gender, and Sexualities has been awarded a term professorship.  Her book, Travelling Blackness:Race,… Read More