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AADS is Currently Developing Study Abroad program in Zanzibar/Tanzania for Summer B 2016


AADS is currently developing a study abroad program in Zanzibar/Tanzania for Summer B 2016 under the directorship of Professor Zablon Mgonja.

Dr. Rahier invited to Federal University of Maranhão, in São Luis, Brazil


Dr. Jean Muteba Rahier has been invited to contribute to the celebration of the 30th anniversary of the Program of Afro-Brazilian Studies (Núcleo de Estudos Afro-Brasileiros) of the Federal University of Maranhão (Universidade Federal do Maranhão) in São Luis from October 13-17, 2015.

Combined MA in AADS/Ph.D. in GSS Graduate Student Aysha Preston Awarded Visiting Student Fellowship


Combined MA in AADS/Ph.D. in GSS Graduate Student Aysha Preston was awarded a Visiting Student Fellowship from the Minority Awards Program from the Smithsonian Institution. Aysha will participate in this program in the summer of 2015.

Upcoming Events

Race, Migration and Inequality: Salient Themes in Miami History

10/12/2015 02:00 PM

Lecture by Paul S. George, Professor of History at the Miami-Dade College Wolfson Campus and Historian at HistoryMiami. The lecture will be on Monday, October 12, 2015 at 2 PM in Graham Center 140 of FIU's Modesto A. Maidique Campus.

Haiti Today: Innovative Development for a Sustainable Future

10/14/2015 07:00 PM

Join the Steven J. Green School of International and Public Affairs for a frank and objective conversation with former Haitian Prime Minister the Honorable Laurent S. Lamothe. Mr. Lamothe will discuss the challenges and promises of Haiti today, including economic development, social issues, current political landscape and international relations. The event will be moderated by Dr. Frank O. Mora, director of the Kimberly Green Latin American and Caribbean Center.

17th Annual Eric Williams Memorial Lecture: PM of St. Vincent Dr. Ralph Gonsalves

10/23/2015 06:30 PM

The 17th Annual Eric Williams Memorial Lecture will feature the Prime Minister of St. Vincent and the Grenadines The Honorable Dr. Ralph E. Gonsalves. The title of the lecture: "Cuba - 50 Years of Isolation: New Initiatives."

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Swahili and Wolof Languages Course Schedule for Fall 2015 and Spring 2016

NEW Call for Proposals: Mini-Grant for FIU Faculty to travel to Continental Africa

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