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Mini-Grant for FIU Faculty to travel to Continental Africa


The African & African Diaspora Studies Program (AADS) has mini-travel grants for FIU faculty members to travel to continental Africa for their research needs and/or to improve quality of continental Africa-focused course contents. These mini-travel grants are made available thanks to a U.S. Department of Education Title VI-UISFL grant entitled “Expanding and Developing African Studies at FIU.”

AADS Affiliate Faculty Dr. John Clark Won an APSA Award


AADS Affiliate Faculty Dr. John Clark, Professor in the Department of Politics and International Relations and AADS Affiliate Faculty, received an award from the American Political Science Association (APSA) to conduct the next APSA Africa workshop as a co-leader in Kenya in July 2015.

AADS Affilitate Faculty Ulrich Oslender's Co-Edited Book is Now Available


AADS Affiliate Faculty Ulrich Oslender's co-edited book, Bridging Scholarship and Activism: Reflections from the Frontlines of Collaborative Research, is now available.

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 above to access the Call for Papers.

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

02/12/2015 08:00 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 Diversity of Black Subjectivities in South Florida: CANCELLED

02/26/2015 01:00 PM

AADS Director, Dr. Jean Muteba Rahier, along with Nicole Gregoire and Mamyrah Prosper, will discuss seven recent book publications regarding the performance of black subjectivities in South Florida. Some of the authors of the texts will also join discussion. Dr. Percy Hintzen, Professor of Sociology, will be the Master of Ceremony.

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