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2 years ago
Visiting Assistant professor of Africana Studies Dr. Jennifer Donahue published the article “Moving Beyond the Fukú: Exploring Intersections between the Folkloric and Feminine in Junot Díaz’s The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao” in Studies in...
2 years ago
Congratulations to Africana Studies Major Tatyana C. Ray who won the Study Abroad Photo Contest Grand Prize and was one of the ten Landscape and Nature finalists out of 200 images. See details and pictures HERE  Ms. Ray shot her award winning...
2 years ago
The Africana Studies Program at the University of Arizona invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor beginning on August 17, 2015, with an expertise in African American history. Applicants must hold PhD by August 1, 2015. The...
2 years ago
On May 13, 2014, during the Convocation co-sponsored with African American Student Affairs, the University of Arizona's Africana Studies Program awarded its first ever Distinguished Service Award in recognition and appreciation of an individual who...
2 years ago
The following three Africana Studies majors were selected for an Africana Studies Award of $1,000 each to help them attend our program in Paris, France over the Thanksgiving Break as part of Dr. Bryan Carter's class AFAS 421/AFAS 499 When African...
2 years ago
Dr. Irène d'Almeida publishes a new book, Eco-Imagination. African and Diasporan Literatures and Sustainability, co-edited with Lucie Viakinnoh-Brinson and Thelma Pinto, at Africa World Press, 2014.
2 years ago
Visiting Assistant Professor of Africana Studies, Dr. Jennifer Donahue, just published a new article in The Journal of Commonwealth Literature, vol. 49.2: "The Ghost of Annie Palmer: Giving Voice to Jamaica's 'White Witch of Rose Hall'"
2 years ago
In her welcome letter to the new academic year published in UA@Work, the University of Arizona's President Ann Weaver Hart is citing the Africana Studies Program and Dr. Bryan Carter's engagement in the digital humanities. Read the full article HERE
2 years ago
Dr. Monica J. Casper and Dr. Lisa Jean Moore publish a new book, The Body: Social and Cultural Dissections, at Routledge.
3 years ago
Congratulations to Africana Studies major Tatyana C. Ray who received the competitive $5,000 Africana Studies Award to go study in South Africa and Swaziland this summer. Here is what she says: "As the recipient of the Africana Studies Abroad Award...

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