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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

AFA Instructor Rolda Darlington Receives O. Ruth McQuown Award

Published: May 7th, 2018

Rolda Darlington, a doctoral students in political science and the instructor for the Black Political Thought course has been awarded an O. Ruth McQuown Award.  The College of Liberal Arts… Read More

AFA Instructor Brandon Armstrong Receives 2018 EITM Certification Scholarship

Published: Mar 29th, 2018

Brandon Armstrong, a doctoral candidate in the department of political science and an instructor for the African American Studies Program has been awarded a 2018 EITM Certification Scholarship.  His application… Read More

AFA Major Nicole Yapp Inducted into the Phi Beta Kappa Honorary Society

Published: Mar 29th, 2018

Ms. Nicole Yapp has been inducted into the prestigious Phi Beta Kappa Honorary Society.  Nicole is a triple major in African American Studies, History, and International Studies.  After a gap… 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.

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

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

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