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AADS Statement on Police Stereotyping and Fatal Brutality Against Unarmed Black People in the U.S.

01/16/2015

AADS Steering Committee Statement's on Police Stereotyping and Fatal Brutality Against Unarmed Black People in the U.S. Please click here for the full statement.

AADS Alumna's Documentary is a Top Ten at the African Diaspora International Film Festival

01/13/2015

AADS Graduate Certificate Alumna Angela Roe's film "Shadow of Color" (Sombra di Koló) is a top ten movie at the African Diaspora International Film Festival in New York.

AADS Director, Dr. Jean Rahier, served on Academic Committee at Universidad Andina Simón Bolivar

01/05/2015

In November 2014, Dr. Jean Muteba Rahier, the Director of AADS, was invited to serve as external member of an Academic Committee (Tribunal Académico) at the Universidad Andina Simón Bolivar (UASB) in Quito, Ecuador, that had for mission to select the first professor to occupy the only position--in any Ecuadorian university--entirely dedicated to African American Studies and Latin American Culture.

Upcoming Events

Roots/Heritage Tourism in Africa and the African Diaspora: An International Conference

02/12/2015 08:00 AM

This is a multi-disciplinary conference. Please click here to access the conference program.

8th Annual Chris Gray Memorial Lecture: Dr. Boubacar Barry

02/12/2015 10:40 AM

Professor Boubacar Barry, from the Université Cheikh Anta Diop, will deliver the 8th Annual Chris Gray Memorial Lecture "What Happened to Us in Senegambia During the Slave Trade?" This lecture will open our international conference "Roots/Heritage Tourism in Africa and the African Diaspora: Case Studies for a Comparative Approach."

The 50th Independence Anniversary of the Republic of The Gambia

02/14/2015 08:00 PM

Join us as we showcase the arts, cultures, foods, and traditions of the Republic of The Gambia.

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