Directory of African Afro-American studies in the United States

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Statementcompiled by David Duffy, Mitsue M. Frey.
ContributionsDuffy, David., Frey, Mitsue M., African Studies Association.
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ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Includes indexes. Description: pages ; 24 cm: Other Titles: Directory of African and Afro-American studies in the United States. African-American studies (alternately named Afroamerican studies, or in US education, black studies) is an interdisciplinary academic field that is primarily devoted to the study of the history, culture, and politics of black people from the United n American studies are a sub-field of African diaspora studies and Africana studies, the study of the people of African origin worldwide.

Beginning date Vol/date range Continues Directory of African studies in the United States ISSN Key Title Directory of African & Afro-American studies in the United States. The Department of Afro-American Studies at the University of Wisconsin–Madison offers students an opportunity to study those aspects of black history, culture, and society in ideal interdisciplinary models that reconstruct Afro-American life.

It challenges students to critically examine facts and issues that are historically and contemporaneously relevant to the Afro-American experience. African American studies is a discipline that focuses squarely on the Black experience in the United States and in the African Diaspora across time and space.

As an area of academic inquiry, it spreads beyond traditional disciplinary boundaries, yet it still, as Dr.

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Directory of African & Afro-American Studies in the United States. MA: African Studies Association, Bobst Ref1 DTU5D56 Entries from about universities and colleges offering courses on Africa and the African diaspora. Focus on Africa. Organized by : Guy Burak. A concentration in African and African American studies (AAAS) allows you to explore intellectual, cultural, economic, political, social and historical issues related to Africans and people of African descent.

Courses are drawn from the humanities and social sciences. The Department of Afro-American Studies offered its first classes during the fall of Since then, the Department has educated thousands of students about the history, culture and literature of black people in America, many of whom are now teaching in high schools, colleges and universities throughout the United States and in Europe and Africa.

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The African American Studies Collection at the Penn State University Libraries supports the curriculum needs of the Department of African American Studies, the mission of the Africana Research Center, and the teaching and research needs for faculty in a variety of disciplines across the University.

This guide is not a comprehensive list of resources in African American : Sylvia Owiny. Inthe University of Kansas created the Department of African Studies, which became African and African-American Studies in Like any department in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at the University of Kansas, our goal is to prepare students to succeed in a wide range of professions including the arts, business, education.

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Wilmington, DE: Scholarly Resources, A master's or doctoral degree in African-American studies might lead to employment with government agencies or universities, either in the areas of education and research or administration.

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in Sociology with a minor in. The Department of African American Studies (AAS) at Syracuse University is an academic department supporting Africana is located at Syracuse University in Syracuse, New is a prominent independent department at Syracuse University that has had a long history of activism and scholarship in Black and Pan African ations: Syracuse University, Community folk Art.

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Directory of African American Religious Bodies: A Compendium by the Howard University School of Divinity5/5(1). The W.E.B. Du Bois Department of Afro-American Studies is a vibrant center of intellectual productivity and interdisciplinary teaching and research.

But because of the statewide and nationwide budget crisis, we are threatened with severe losses in state funding. Please help us preserve our capacity to continue providing our students with excellent education.

Consists of two parts: Afro-American poetry, and Afro-American drama, Both sections are divided into General Studies containing works of reference, history and criticism and Individual Authors listing an author’s books of poetry as well as biographical and critical studies. Department of African & African American Studies Barker Center, 2nd Floor 12 Quincy Street Cambridge, MA Phone: () Fax: () AFRAM Special Topics in African American Studies (, max.

15) I&S Topics in which students and faculty have developed an interest as a result of work done in other classes or as a result of the need to investigate in greater depth Afro-American Studies issues.

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A black doctor who helps the terminally ill find peace in. Contains bibliographies for African studies, including entries from the International African bibliography published in the years to ;The International African Bibliography (IAB) is an essential resource for all those working in the field of African studies, providing a current awareness service of the latest books, articles and Author: Amy Witzel.

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This research guide lists useful resources (such as books, archives, databases, and web sites) to help you get started researching a topic related to African American studies.

Please note that this is not the complete list of resources in this area which the Blockson Afro-American Collection owns or Author: Aslaku Berhanu.

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Fiction, poetry, book reviews, and literary notices from African American newspapers and journals. The Hampton University Peabody newspaper clipping file Call Number: CDHH36 Author: Eric Novotny.

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Format Book Published New York, NY: Ford Foundation, c Language English ISBN (pbk.) Description 96 p. ; 21 cm. Notes "July "--Verso t.p. He holds an MA in Political Science from Stanford and a Ph.D. in Black Studies from Stanford, the first such degree awarded in the United States in He has taught at Fisk University, Cornell, Northwestern, the University of Mississippi, and Northeastern University, where he chaired the Department of African-American Studies for eight years.

Program History. As an academic discipline, American studies was born at Harvard University shortly before World World II. In the s, when the United States became the preeminent world power, the republic begged to be understood in a special way. Neither "exceptionalist" smugness nor "Old World" condescension alone would do.

In the African American Studies Program, you will use interdisciplinary tools and resources to study the experiences of people of African descent and to evaluate historical, cultural, social, economic and political developments in South Carolina, the South, the United States, and beyond.

With almost 2, individual and institutional members worldwide, the African Studies Association encourages the production and dissemination of knowledge about Africa, past and present. Based in the United States, the ASA supports understanding of an entire continent in each facet of its political, economic, social, cultural, artistic.

Oxford African American Studies Center Editorial Advisory Board Editor in Chief. Henry Louis Gates, Jr. Du Bois Professor of the Humanities Chair of African and African American Studies Director of the W.

Du Bois Institute for Afro-American Research Harvard University Henry Louis Gates, Jr. is the author of several works of literary criticism, including Figures in Black: Words. Welcome to H-Afro-Am, a member of H-Net Humanities & Social Sciences OnLine.

The main mission of H-Afro-Am is to provide an exchange of information for professionals, faculty, students and others interested in teaching and discussing the African American expereince as well as issues of race in America and the Diaspora.

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Fulbright Scholar Directory For information on Fulbright Scholar grantees prior to the academic year or Fulbright Specialist grantees, please Contact Us or Click Here. Fulbright Scholar Type.Nathan Irvin Huggins (Janu –December 5, ) was a distinguished American historian, author, and educator.

As a leading scholar in African American studies, he was W. E. B. Du Bois Professor of History and of Afro-American Studies at Harvard University and director of the W. E. B. Du Bois Institute for Afro-American Research.Africana studies considers how racial blackness, and the concept of race itself, influences the development of the modern world.

We investigate the social, historical, cultural and aesthetic works and practices of populations of African-descent throughout the diaspora.

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