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3 weeks ago
Two professors in the Department of Africana Studies have received Digital Humanities Advancement Grants from the National Endowment for the Humanities.   The grants, about $50,000 each, are awarded under an NEH program designed to support “...
4 months ago
Two of the five scholars in the inaugural class of the President’s Postdoctoral Fellowship Program will join the College of Humanities, paired with faculty mentors for a year of research and professional development.   Lisa Covington, of the...
4 months ago
One professor in the Africana Studies Program has been promoted, demonstrating excellent performance in teaching, service and research.  Dr. Erika Gault is promoted from Assistant Professor to tenured Associate Professor.   Gault earned a Ph.D. in...
4 months ago
Always representing The South Bronx, TweetBoogie is devoted to the street styles of hip-hop. As she continues to travel all over the world teaching in different countries such as Japan, Poland, Switzerland, China, Taiwan, Korea, Russia, Prague,The...
4 months ago
Two projects involving College of Humanities professors have been selected in this year’s round of grants from the Provost’s Investment Fund.   The proposals are:   Online Interpreting CertificatePrincipal Investigator: Regents Professor Sonia...
9 months ago
Join us for a variety of Hip-Hop Workshops and Performances with Chezale Presents. . . Module 1 class: 12/27/2021 (Recorded): African Origins of Hip Hop Dance Module 2 class: 12/30/2021 (Recorded): American/Latin Origins of Hip Hop Dance Module 3...
11 months ago
Winter courses are being offered December 20, 2021 through January 11, 2022.  (All classes are online and Gen Ed, unless otherwise indicated.)   Tier 1 Individuals & Societies, Diversity Emphasis AFAS     150B1   Contemporary Afro Brazil   Tier...
1 year ago
Position Description The Africana Studies Program (AFAS) invites applicants for the position of Recruitment Assistant, based in the African American Student Affairs (AASA) center located in the MLK building. This position will serve as a liaison...
1 year ago
The Center for Digital Humanities at The University of Arizona and Snobal, a technology company developing cloud enterprise virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR) software, are the successful recipients of a Facebook Reality Labs (FRL)...
1 year ago
One professor in the Africana Studies Program has been promoted, demonstrating excellent performance in teaching, service and research. Dr. Bayo Ijagbemi is promoted from Associate Professor to Professor of Practice.  Ijagbemi had his undergraduate...
1 year 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...
1 year 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...

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