News

1 year ago
On May 13, 2015, during its end of year reception at the JW Marriott Starr Pass Resort in Tucson, AZ, the University of Arizona's Africana Studies Program awarded its second and annual Distinguished Service Award in recognition and appreciation of...
2 years ago
Why YOU Should Double Major in Africana Studies? Dr. Jennifer Donahue tells you why HERE To declare a double major or dual degree in Africana Studies, just send your student ID number to adurand@email.arizona.edu  
2 years ago
Affiliated Professor of Africana Studies Geta Leseur was recently interviewed by Ted Simons on the TV show Arizona Horizon for her book Not all Okies are White: The Lives of Black Cotton Pickers in Arizona. Watch the interview HERE. Published in...
2 years ago
Check out this cool Facebook post that was shared by the University of Arizona official Facebook page featuring the Africana Studies Streetcar in celebration of Black History month.   
2 years ago
The following two Africana Studies majors were selected for an Africana Studies Award of $8,500 each to help them attend our summer program in South Africa and Swaziland: Congratulations to Kelsey McGee and Desiree Ranshaw! I received the Study...
2 years ago
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 Ph.D...
2 years ago
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  
2 years ago
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. See all...
2 years ago
We have some good news regarding the upcoming study abroad trip to Paris and Berlin this coming Spring Break! We have decided to extend the deadline to January 26th at 5pm. The number of awards remains the same, five of $1000 each, and we strongly...
2 years ago
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 Program Bigger...

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