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2 months ago
This ensemble will be dedicated to learning the mbira tradition associated with the Shona people of Zimbabwe. It will include playing the mbira dzavadzimu and hosho, singing, and dancing, as well as understanding the cultural contexts and purposes...
3 months ago
September 19, 1958 - November 12, 2016
3 months ago
Winter Session:  December 19, 2016-January 10, 2017 William A. White, Instructor   Online Course; 3 credit hours Overview of ancient Africa's contribution to global culture and scholarship prior to 1500 A.D.  AFAS 365 online explains how civiliation...
4 months ago
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...
5 months ago
AFAS 439:  Blacks in Hollywood (Spring 2017) MW(F), 2:00-2:50pm* This course focuses on the impact the subjective concept of race has had on African American cinematic and televisual representations, and the way images work in controlling and...
6 months ago
The UA Africana Studies Program invites applications for small grants to support research activities of current Africana Studies affiliated faculty members. These research projects must directly benefit the Africana Studies Program's curriculum,...
10 months ago
Do not miss this article featuring Africana Studies and Dance major Kevyn Butler: https://uanews.arizona.edu/story/graduate-poised-take-next-leap-dance Congratulations Kevyn, we are very proud of you, Go out there fearless! The World is Yours!
10 months ago
Assistant Professor of Africana Studies Dr. Bonnie Wasserman published the article "O Herói (The Hero) and the Post-Colonial Angolan State" in the journal of International Relations and Diplomacy Vol. 4, Issue 3, 2016, pp. 203-208.  Link provided...

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