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The Africana Studies Program at the University of Arizona prepares future leaders of a global and diverse economy from North and Latin America to Africa and Europe. It offers an interdisciplinary major, a minor in hip-hop cultures, and a variety of internships and study abroad opportunities. The program embraces new technologies and is a leader in online offerings and digital humanities.

Our faculty encompasses diverse academic backgrounds producing a fertile and exciting interdisciplinary dynamic evident in both our teaching and research. We encourage students from all backgrounds to join us in investigating the historical and contemporary experiences of Africana peoples and how they are shaped by gender, class, race, and other important ideas.

The Africana Studies Program graduates are very marketable and obtain jobs in any career. [Read More About Careers for Our Majors]

What Can I Do With An Africana Studies Degree?

Why Double Major In Africana Studies?

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The Africana Studies Program at the University of Arizona prepares future leaders of a global and diverse economy from North and Latin America to Africa and Europe. It offers an interdisciplinary major, a minor in hip-hop cultures, and a variety of internships and study abroad opportunities. The program embraces new technologies and is a leader in online offerings and digital humanities.

Our faculty encompasses diverse academic backgrounds producing a fertile and exciting interdisciplinary dynamic evident in both our teaching and research. We encourage students from all backgrounds to join us in investigating the historical and contemporary experiences of Africana peoples and how they are shaped by gender, class, race, and other important ideas.

The Africana Studies Program graduates are very marketable and obtain jobs in any career.

What Can I Do With An Africana Studies Degree?

Why Double Major In Africana Studies?

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Dear colleagues, students, and friends, I am very happy to inform you that Jerome Dotson has accepted our offer to join the University of Arizona's Africana Studies Program as Assistant Professor in the fall 2015. Prof. Dotson is receiving his...
Dr. Tani Sanchez, Associate Professor of Africana Studies, and some Africana Studies majors produced two videos to highlight some of the many exciting opportunities of our program. Watch them here: VIDEO 1 VIDEO 2  
Please consider attending the Africana Studies Program's African American History Tour and earn credit! See all details HERE   Watch the video HERE   Africana Studies majors and minors may also apply for the new 100% Engagement Award....
Check out the pictures of the students in AFAS 421/499 When African Americans Came to Paris who traveled to Paris, France with Dr. Bryan Carter during the Thanksgiving Break. Click HERE     The University of Arizona's Africana Studies...
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