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Dr. Jean Rahier donates to the Fondo Documental Afro-Andino of the Universidad Andina Simón Bolivar


Dr. Jean Muteba Rahier, AADS Director and Professor of Anthropology, has donated to the Fondo Documental Afro-Andino (Afro-Andean Archive and Documentary Fund) housed in the Universidad Andina Simón Bolivar-Ecuador 103 cassettes recorded as part of his research in Afro-Ecuadorian communities in the Province of Esmeraldas and in the Chota-Mira Valley between 1984 and 2003. Please click the link to read more.

Dr. Andrea Queeley's Latest Book, Rescuing Our Roots, is Now Available


AADS Graduate Program Director, Dr. Andrea Queeley's, latest book, Rescuing our Roots: The African Anglo-Caribbean Diaspora in Contemporary Cuba, is now available for purchase.

Call for Applications: Internship with Former Haitian Prime Minister


The African and African Diaspora Studies Program (AADS) is currently accepting applications for a three-credits internship for the Spring 2016 semester. This internship will provide a qualified undergraduate student a chance to work with the former Prime Minister of Haiti, Gérard Latortue, who lives in Boca Raton. He is currently at work on his memoirs and is offering the opportunity to work with a French-speaking student on his memoirs.

Upcoming Events

Shakespeare and Race: Une Tempete, the Black Arts Movement, and Shakespeare's Global Politics

02/17/2016 10:00 AM

Dr. Ayanna Thompson, Professor of English and Trustee of the Shakespeare Association of America, George Washington University, will deliver this talk on Wednesday, February 17, 2016 at 10:00 AM in Graham Center 243 of FIU's Modesto Maidique Campus. Please click on the link for more information.

Sambo, Rastus, and Topsy: Faces of Racism, a lecture by Sheryl Kaye

03/03/2016 03:00 PM

Join us on Thursday, March 3, 2016 at 3:00 PM at FIU's Modesto Maidique Campus in GL 220 for "Sambo, Rastus, and Topsy: Faces of Racism", a lecture by Sheryl Kaye. Please click on the link for more information.

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Florida International University
Modesto A. Maidique Campus
Labor Center, Room 304
11200 SW 8th Street
Miami, FL 33199
Tel: 305-348-6860
Fax: 305-348-3270

Deadline to apply for Zanzibar, Tanzania study abroad program has been extended to February 19th, 2016

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