Events

November 15th, 2012 ·
"Cativas and Escravos: Reflections on Captive Indian Women and Enslaved Africans in Central Brazil, 1775-1835" A Special Lecture by Mary C. Karasch, Professor Emerita of History at Oakland University Thursday November 15, 3:30pm, 400 Chávez...
November 8th, 2012 ·
  The five Portuguese-speaking countries of Africa have produced a rich literary and growing cinematic tradition in the past 50 years. Many of the films, novels, plays and poetry feature women as central characters who are intrinsic to the...
September 27th, 2012 ·
Professor Alain-Philippe Durand and his students in FREN/AFAS 373 US & Francophone Hip-Hop Cultures are featured in a story on KVOA Channel 4 in Tucson. You can watch it here:  http://www.kvoa.com/videoplayer/?video_id=12056&categories= 
September 20th, 2012 ·
Minor in Africana Studies with Concentration in Hip-Hop Cultures To declare this Minor and/or for more info, contact: Dr. Bonnie Wasserman (bwasserman@email.arizona.edu) or call 520-621-0105. Dr. Wasserman's office hours: Monday and Wednesday at 3-...
July 2nd, 2012 ·
Congratulations to Dr. Praise Zenenga who is promoted to the rank of Associate Professor of Africana Studies with tenure at the University of Arizona.
April 2nd, 2012 ·
Dr. Alain-Philippe Durand, Interim Director of Africana Studies, was recently selected as one of the 2012-2013 UA Academic Leadership Institute Fellows and won two grants at the University of Arizona. Prof. Durand was awarded a $15,000 Online...
March 2nd, 2012 ·
Dr. Alain-Philippe Durand will be the keynote speaker at Northern Arziona University's French Film Festival "Vive la Différence! Gender and French Comedy" on March 2, 2012. He will give the public lecture "Hilarious French Fellas: From The Waterer...
February 13th, 2012 ·
"South Africa: A Democratic Success?" 225 Saguaro Hall, 3pm, Feb. 13, 2012 Free and Open to the Public   It has been 15 years since South Africa peacefully transitioned to democracy.  At the time of transition many South Africans, and in fact many...
January 9th, 2012 ·
  University of Arizona – College of HumanitiesSchool of International Languages, Literatures, and Cultures (SILLC)AFRICANA STUDIES PROGRAM SUMMER 2012 Pre-Session (May 15 – June 2) AFAS/ENGL 230 - Introduction to African Literature, ONLINE, Dr....
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AFAS/HIST 441 & 541: History of African American Women (Spring 2017) Thursday, 3:30-6:00pm   The objective of this course is to provide students with a comprehensive knowledge of the history of Black people in American with a particular eye...

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