Latest News

Now available for viewing: Brownstones to Beloved: Diasporic Crossings in the Works of Toni Morrison

04/19/2021

Click on the title link to view the recording of our 10th Annual AADS Humanities Afternoon- Brownstones to Beloved: Diasporic Crossings in the Works of Toni Morrison and Paule Marshall which took place on Thursday, October 22nd, 2020 from 6.00-8.00 PM with keynote speaker Dr. Carole Boyce-Davies.

AADS is accepting graduate programs applications for the 2021-2022 academic year

10/30/2020

AADS is pleased to announce that we are accepting applications for our graduate programs for the 2021-2022 academic year! We offer a variety of graduate programs that are flexible and unique in their own ways. Please click here to read more about all our exciting graduate programs, including our Master of Arts in African & African Diaspora Studies, which can be completed online and on-campus! There are funding opportunities available.

Dr. Valerie Patterson named director of AADS

09/14/2020

It is our pleasure to announce that Dr. Valerie Patterson, clinical professor in the Department of Public Policy and Administration, has been named director of the African and African Diaspora Studies Program (AADS) at FIU.

Upcoming Events

Caribbean American Heritage Month Kick-Off Luncheon and Keynote Speaker Dr. Manoucheka Celeste

06/09/2022 12:00 PM

Come and join OSJI along with collaborative partners AADS and the Center for Humanities in an Urban Environment in celebration and commemoration of Caribbean American Heritage Month and Juneteenth! Caribbean American Heritage Month Kick-Off Luncheon and Keynote Speaker Dr. Manoucheka Celeste Thursday, June 9 12:00 – 2:00 pm Graham Center, Room 243 RSVP: https://go.fiu.edu/CAHMKick-OffLunch

Juneteenth Celebration Keynote Address featuring Dr. Robin D. G. Kelley

06/22/2022 04:00 PM

Join OSJI in collaboration with AADS and the Center for the Humanities in an Urban Environment as we host Dr. Robin D. G. Kelley, Distinguished Professor and Gary B. Nash Endowed Chair in U.S. History at UCLA., for a virtual talk and moderated Q & A on Juneteenth and the Labor Movement as he highlights the latest activity of modern labor organizing in the U.S.

Contact Us

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
Email: africana@fiu.edu


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