Welcome to the Department of African American & African Studies! In this challenging and diverse academic environment, we offer an exciting and significantly relevant range of areas of concentration, courses, and ideas. Within a single academic department our students study the rich social, political, economic, and cultural complexities of Africa, African America, and the broader African Diaspora. Learn more >>
Njeri Githire's text, Cannibal Writes: Eating, Power, and the Politics of Othering in Caribbean and Indian Ocean Women's Writing is forthcoming with the University of Illinois Press.
Yuichiro Onishi's text, Transpacific Antiracism: Afro-Asian Solidarity in 20th Century Black America, Japan, and Okinawa is forthcoming in July 2013 with New York University Press.May 30th, 2013