March 6, 2015
Check out this cool Facebook post that was shared by the University of Arizona official Facebook page featuring the Africana Studies Streetcar in celebration of Black History month.   
Feb. 23, 2015
The following two Africana Studies majors were selected for an Africana Studies Award of $8,500 each to help them attend our summer program in South Africa and Swaziland: Congratulations to Kelsey McGee and Desiree Ranshaw! I received the Study…
Feb. 20, 2015
Dear colleagues, students, and friends, I am very happy to inform you that Jerome Dotson has accepted our offer to join the University of Arizona's Africana Studies Program as Assistant Professor in the fall 2015. Prof. Dotson is receiving his Ph.D…
Feb. 13, 2015
Dr. Tani Sanchez, Associate Professor of Africana Studies, and some Africana Studies majors produced two videos to highlight some of the many exciting opportunities of our program. Watch them here: VIDEO 1 VIDEO 2  
Feb. 9, 2015
Please consider attending the Africana Studies Program's African American History Tour and earn credit! See all details HERE   Watch the video HERE   Africana Studies majors and minors may also apply for the new 100% Engagement Award. See all…
Jan. 16, 2015
We have some good news regarding the upcoming study abroad trip to Paris and Berlin this coming Spring Break! We have decided to extend the deadline to January 26th at 5pm. The number of awards remains the same, five of $1000 each, and we strongly…
Dec. 5, 2014
Check out the pictures of the students in AFAS 421/499 When African Americans Came to Paris who traveled to Paris, France with Dr. Bryan Carter during the Thanksgiving Break. Click HERE     The University of Arizona's Africana Studies Program Bigger…
Dec. 1, 2014
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…
Oct. 2, 2014
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…
Sept. 30, 2014
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…