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1 year 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...
2 years 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...
2 years 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...
2 years 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;...
2 years 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...
2 years 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...
2 years 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...
2 years 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...
2 years 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...
2 years 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...
3 years ago
The 10th annual Tucson Humanities Festival features 10 events offering thought-provoking lectures, panels, readings and films by faculty and special guests, including poet and author Sandra Cisneros.   As new ideas develop and new technologies...
3 years ago
2019 Summer 5WK1 Courses Being Offered June 3 to July 4, 2019: (All classes are online and Gen Ed, unless otherwise indicated.) Subject Course # Section Course Desc Instructor Meeting Days Facility AFAS 150B1 101 Contemporary Afro Brazil Zenenga,...

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