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1 month ago
Fulfill some of you General Education with Africana Studies.  See courses below being offered during winter 2022. All classes are online and Gen Ed unless otherwise indicated.  In-State tuition for ALL Summer/Winter Sessions!! Questions? See...
1 month ago
Jeff Powell, a 2013 Africana Studies graduate who has gone onto a successful career in economic development, is the College of Humanities 2022 Young Professional Achievement Award recipient.  Powell, currently Director of Economic Development &...
1 month ago
The Department of Africana Studies invites applications for a grant totaling $5,000 to support research activities of current Africana Studies affiliated faculty members. In your proposal, explain how the project will benefit the Department of...
1 month ago
Beginning this month, Children’s Museum Tucson will welcome storytelling professors from the College of Humanities to share about diverse cultures during the museum’s monthly Art after Dark program.  The Cuentacuentos program will kick off on Oct. 8...
3 months 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 “...
6 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...
6 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...
6 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...
6 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...
11 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...
1 year 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...

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