Dr. Hilary Jones, Graduate Program Director and Associate Professor of AADS and History, was interviewed for the FIU's Film Studies Newsletter, which is now available. In the interview, Dr. Jones talks about the collaboration with the Historic Hampton House, the importance of researching and embracing history and AADS studies, how Daughters of the Dust influenced Beyonce's Lemonade, and much more! To access the interview, please click on the link below.
Dr. Danielle Clealand's book The Power of Race in Cuba: Racial Ideology and Black Consciousness During the Revolution (Oxford University Press, 2017) won the Best Book Award from the Race, Ethnicity, and Politics Section of the American Political Science Association.
Starting Fall 2018 semester, all AADS certificates - undergraduate and graduate- will be available online.
AADS is pleased to announce that we will be offering once again our unique study abroad program to Tanzania in Summer A 2018. Please click here for detailed information on the program such as itinerary, courses, and more. Scholarships are available to cover the cost.
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.
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, 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.
Albert Wuaku (associate professor of religious studies, affiliated with AADS) and Jean Muteba Rahier (professor of anthropology and African & African diaspora studies) were awarded a "cohort and multi-institutional" Carnegie African Diaspora Fellowship (CADFP). Please click on the news title above for more information.
AADS welcomes incoming Director, Dr. Percy C. Hintzen. Click on the link to find out more about Dr. Hintzen.
Dr. Okezi Otovo's book, Progressive Mothers, Better Babies: Race, Public Health, and the State of Brazil, 1850-1945, is available for purchase.