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UNDERGRADUATE

Department of African American Studies offers the opportunity for study, research, and community involvement in African American Studies and enables students to explore cultural, literary, historical, socioeconomic and other issues affecting African Americans as well as the link with continental Africa and the Caribbean areas.

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Africa Initiative

The Africa Initiative of Syracuse University is a University campus-wide project located in the Department of African American Studies in The College of Arts and Sciences. The purpose of the Initiative is to focus on Africa as an important site of knowledge by highlighting teaching, research and publication work by Syracuse University scholars representing a variety of disciplines including the arts, humanities, social & natural sciences, mathematics, engineering and others.

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GRADUATE

The M.A. in Pan African Studies is a 30-credit program offering students a comprehensive understanding of the global African experience.

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**SAVE THE DATE** AAS Major/Minor Reception

Aug 12, 2018, 12:00 AM

Welcome back everyone. SAVE THE DATE for AAS's annual Major/Minor Reception. It will be held on Thursday, September 13, at Sims 219 at 6:30 pm. ...

Welcome to AAS and Syracuse University Professor Danielle T. Smith

Aug 12, 2018, 12:00 AM

Welcome to AAS and Syracuse University, Professor and Director of the Renee Crown University Honors Program Danielle T. Smith. Professor Smith is the latest member to join the AAS family. For more on ...