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Department Contacts

Main Office

Syracuse University
African American Studies
200 Sims Hall
Email: Syracuse, NY 13244
Phone: 315-443-4302
Fax: 315-443-1725

Giving to the Department

Gifts to the Department enhance our ability to maintain vibrant undergraduate and graduate programs, to bring in speakers for seminars and colloquia, and to send our graduate students to conferences nationwide. If you would like to help us in these efforts by making a general contribution to the department, please visit the College of Arts and Sciences giving page, and select African American Studies from the pull down menu.

Images (left to right): Zora Neale Hurston, legendary Harlem Renaissance Author, Folklorist, and Anthropologist; Kwame Nkrumah, President and Prime Minister of Ghana, Scholar, and Pan Africanist; John Hope Franklin, legendary U.S. Historian and Scholar Activist; Queen Latifah, Hip hop Icon, Actress, and Model; Sir Garfield Sobers, West Indies Cricketer and team Captain who is arguably cricket's greatest all-rounder as a batter, bowler, and fielder.