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AADS Affiliate Faculty Daniel Royles Published A Piece on Black Communities and Natural Disasters


Dr. Daniel Royles, Assistant Professor of History, recently published a piece titled "Race, Necropower, and Natural Disasters" on Black Perspectives, the blog of the African American Intellectual History Society. Please click on the title link above to access the article.

Summer 2017 Study Abroad to Tanzania, East Africa Was a Great Success


The program was designed to provide students with an introduction to East African cultures and traditions. It explored the unique history, culture and traditions of the Maasai people, an ethnic group that has preserved its culture despite the forces of globalization.

Two AADS Faculty Conducted a Seminar in Two Ghanaian Universities for a Total of Eight weeks


Two AADS Faculty, Albert Wuaku (associate professor of religious studies, affiliated with AADS) and Jean Muteba Rahier (professor of anthropology and African & African diaspora studies), have returned from Ghana where they led a four-week long seminar in two different universities thanks to a "cohort and multi-institutional" Carnegie African Diaspora Fellowship (CADFP) (see here) they were awarded: the University of Ghana, Legon, and then the University of Cape Coast, Ghana.

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Classically Cuban Concert- Together: In Memory of Carlos Averhoff, Sr.

12/03/2017 05:00 PM

AADS is pleased to co-sponsor with FIU's Cuban Research Institute the 13th Annual Classically Cuban Concert- Together: In Memory of Carlos Averhoff, Sr. on Sunday, December 3, 2017 at FIU's Wertheim Performing Arts Center at 5:00 PM. This year's concert is dedicated to Afro-Cuban and Latin Jazz. Please click on the link for more information.

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