AADS was awarded a Title VI UISFL Grant from the United States' Department of Education.
Dr. Jean Muteba Rahier, AADS Director, received the Excellence in Research and Creative Activities Award during FIU’s 2014 Faculty Convocation.
Following the initiative of, and the already existing relationship between the UASB’s Study Area of Estudios Culturales Latinoamericanos and FIU’s African & African Diaspora Studies Program (AADS), the Universidad Andina Simón Bolívar and FIU signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to develop high quality programs and to contribute to the academic needs of both institutions.
Beyond Swastika and Jim Crow: Jewish Refugee Scholars at Black Colleges is a cooperative effort with the Coral Gables Museum. The exhibit offers a narrative account of the experiences of exiled Jewish academics who fled Nazi Germany, found refuge and took teaching positions at historically black colleges and universities in the American South.
"Poetry for the People" is a series of poetry events that will be held at FIU and other colleges in the South Florida area to voice our concerns about the recent killing of Mike Brown in Ferguson, John Crawford in Ohio, Eric Garner in New York, and to link those deaths with historical violence against Black and Brown bodies and communities.
Dr. Peter Lewis, Associate Professor and Director of African Studies at Johns Hopkins University will deliver his talk "Nigeria and Boko Haram" in SIPA 125 on Thursday, November 6, 2014 at 12:30 PM.
Florida International University
Modesto A. Maidique Campus
Labor Center, Room 304
11200 SW 8th Street
Miami, FL 33199