Academic Programs

MAJOR

Global Interdisciplinary Studies: Africana Studies  

34 credits / 12 courses

The major requires

  • "Introduction to Global Interdisciplinary Studies"
  • a junior research seminar
  • a senior capstone colloquium
  • a senior thesis written over two semesters
  • one semester of study abroad
  • two Global Interdisciplinary Studies courses
  • five Africana Studies courses.

MINOR

15 credits / 5 courses

The minor requires:

  • "Constructs of Blackness"
  • one Africana Studies course in history or literature
  • three additional courses

 

Courses are offered in a wide range of disciplines and vary from semester to semester. Credits desired from electives taken by students during study abroad will be applied at the discretion of the Director.

Students interested in the minor should contact the Director of the program, while those interested in the Global Interdisciplinary Studies (GIS) major should contact the Chair of GIS, but are also encouraged to speak with the Africana Studies Program Director.

At present, the Africana Studies Program consists of over 40 course offerings, which change from semester to semester.

Spring 2020 Courses:

HIS 1150-004

Slavery in the Modern World

Prof. Judith Giesberg

32973

MWF

9:30-10:20

HIS 1155-002

US Black Freedom Movement

Prof. Shannen Dee Williams

32977

MW

4:30-5:45

ITA 2324-001

Diversity, Gender, Race  (in Italian)

Prof. James Kriesel

33066

TR

2:30-3:45

PSC 2350-001

African Politics

Prof. Olukunle Patrick Owolabi

33703

MW

1:30-2:45

PHI 2480-001

Africana Philosophy

Prof. Norman Ajari

34344

TR

4:00-5:15

PJ 2800-001

Race, Class, and Gender

Prof. Ariella Robbins

33670

TR

4:00-5:15

PJ 2800-H01

Honors: Race, Class, and Gender

Prof. Carol Anthony

33671

TR

11:30-12:45

PHI 2990-002

Latin American and African American Philosophy

Prof. Gabriel Rockhill

33586

MW

1:30-2:45

HIS 2998-001

African American Women Since Emancipation

Prof. Shannen Dee Williams

32995

MW

1:30-2:45

AFR 3000-100

Constructs of Blackness

Prof. Vincent Lloyd

31937

Tues.

6:10-8:50

EDU 3263-001

Diversity and Inclusion

Prof. Lisa Marco-Bujosa

32651

TR

1:00-2:15

FFS 3412-001

Black France, White Gaze

Prof. Etienne Achille

32844

MW

4:30-5:45

SOC 3600-001

Sociology of Race and Racism

Prof. Rory Kramer

33843

TR

10:00-11:15

SOC 3600-002

Sociology of Race and Racism

Prof. Rory Kramer

33844

TR

11:30-12:45

SOC 4000-001

Critical Race Theory

Prof. Glenn Bracey

33846

MW

1:30-2:45

ENG 4003-001

African American Literary Tradition 1

Prof. Ellen Bonds

34370

TR

10:00-11:15

ENG 4622-001

African American Women Writers

Prof. Crystal Lucky

34382

TR

8:30-9:45

THL 5000-001

Black Theology and Black Power

Prof. Timmy Lucky

33987

MW

4:30-5:45

THL 5000-003

Do Black Lives Matter to G-d?,

Prof. Naomi Washington Leapheart

34374

MW

4:30-5:45

GIS 5011-002

23 and Me, and Identity Formations

Profs. Chiji Akoma and Maghan Keita

32955

TR

10:00-11:15

PJ 5500-001

Politics of Whiteness

Prof. Carol Anthony

33680

TR

2:30-3:45

GWS 5000-001

#SayHerName: Gender, Race, and Social Justice

Prof. Jill McCorkel

32962

MW

3:00-4:15

Contact Information

Vincent Lloyd, PhD
Director, Africana Studies Program
St. Augustine Center 228

Mary Grant

Administrative / Events Assistant
St. Augustine Center 203
Phone: 610-519-4730