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2 months ago
Here you can find a recording of the Black History Month Virtual Showcase Event where you can meet the Africana Studies Program at the College of Humanities! Click to learn more about our dynamic academic programs, research and community...
3 months ago
A University of Arizona expert in applying immersive learning to the classroom is embarking on a new project that uses virtual and augmented reality to re-create common experiences of racism and discrimination.   While the old idiom “to walk a mile...
3 months ago
The College of Humanities and Africana Studies Program are hosting a series of virtual events this month to celebrate Black History Month.   Special guests include author and journalist Jelani Cobb and historian Brenna Wynn Greer, both scheduled to...
7 months ago
Winter Courses Being Offered December 21, 2020 to January 12, 2021.  (All classes are online and Gen Ed, unless otherwise indicated.) Subject Course # Course Name Days Instructor AFAS 150B1 Contemporary Afro Brazil ONLINE Praise Zenenga AFAS 160A1...
7 months ago
As a nursing major, Maryan Hassan knows her career path lies in health care.   But it’s her Africana Studies minor that’s helping to define that career path and how her goals connect to the larger world. Eventually, Hassan would like to open her own...
12 months ago
Three professors in the Africana Studies Program have been promoted, demonstrating excellent performance in teaching, service and research.   Johnny Bowens is promoted from Lecturer of Africana Studies to Senior Lecturer of Africana Studies;...
1 year ago
Dear College of Humanities Students, Despite the ever-changing challenges posed by the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19), the College of Humanities remains focused on two priorities for students: your health and your academic progress toward...
1 year ago
In an annual partnership with KXCI Community Radio, professors from the Africana Studies Program took to the airwaves to celebrate Black History Month.  Professors selected a topic and related songs to play as weekly guest DJs on the Home Stretch...
1 year ago
In Bryan Carter’s virtual classroom, online education is moving toward a more immersive and interactive future.   This semester, Carter, director of the University of Arizona’s Center for Digital Humanities and an associate professor of Africana...
1 year ago
The College of Humanities and Africana Studies Program are hosting a series of events this month to celebrate Black History Month.   The programing begins on Tuesday, Feb. 4, with the Black History Month Kickoff, featuring food, dance, music, a free...
1 year ago
For Old Time's Sake:  Looking Back and Moving Forward at the Dunbar Pavilion - Barbara Lewis, a Dunbar School alumna and vice president of the Dunbar Coalition, and Tani Sanchez, UArizona associate professor in Africana Studies, discuss the black...
1 year ago
The University of Arizona’s Center for Digital Humanities, in partnership with The Colored Girls Museum in Philadelphia, is being awarded a $175,000 grant to create high-resolution, three-dimensional scans of art and cultural artifacts created by...

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