2010 NCBS

UF AASP Faculty and Students at the

2010 National Council for Black Studies (NCBS) Annual Meetings

 

The
two-semester long capstone course for African American Studies minors
is organized around the design and implementation of original
research.  This year the results of the students’ projects were
showcased at the annual meeting of the National Council for Black
Studies, which met in New Orleans, March 17-20, 2010.  Dr. Marilyn
Thomas-Houston organized a two-part panel, “Developing Black Studies
Scholars: Undergraduate Research at the University of Florida.”
The papers stimulated a lively discussion and prompted faculty from
around the country to address the advantages of integrating primary
research into undergraduate teaching.  The University of Florida’s
African American Studies Program received praise for its exemplary
teaching. Congratulations to the students of AFA 4937 and their
professor for your hard work!  And thanks to Dean Paul D’ Anieri
of the College of Arts & Sciences for the generous support that
made the students’ conference travel and participation possible.

 

Boarding vans in Gainesville, Florida for the 10+ hour drive to New Orleans

 

Dr. Thomas-Houston and AFA 4937 students at NCBS in New Orleans