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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

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  

AFA Majors Excel at Track and Field

Published: Jul 6th, 2017

African American Studies majors Andres Arroyo, KeAndre Bates, Tyjah Eady, Eric Futch, Timothy (TJ) Hayes, and Carlos Miranda have been competing in several track and field events during the summer 2017… Read More