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Dr. Manoucheka Celeste’s National Communications Award

Dr. Manoucheka Celeste’s National Communications Award

Published: Nov 15th, 2018

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… Read More

Remembering the Life and Legacy of Dr. Mildred Hill-Lubin

Published: Oct 16th, 2018

Dr. Mildred Hill-Lubin, a friend of and advocate for the African American Studies Program, passed away recently in Gainesville.  She began her teaching career at Paine College in 1962 and… Read More

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

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

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