AFS 283 COMMUNITY SERVICE
Department of Africana Studies, Stony Brook University
The Department of Africana Studies is dedicated to the twin goals of academic excellence and social responsibility. Consequently, in addition to traditional classroom instruction, opportunities are provided for AFS students to perform service for the benefit of the community, both on and off campus.
This three-credit course is open to U3 or U4 students enrolled in Stony Brook University in good standing. Admission to this course is limited and requires permission from the Department of Africana Studies.
Community Service may include supervised participation in:
- BlackWorld Newspaper
- Africana Studies Library
- University Gospel Choir
- UNITI Cultural Center (UCC)
- Off-campus Church Ministry
- Community school mentoring
- Community health organizations
- Other approved community activities.
Welcome to the Fall 2013 Semester!
For the most up-to-date information, pictures and relevant discussions, visit the new Stony Brook University Africana Studies Department Facebook page!
Check out the AFS Spring 2014 course offerings! Contact the instructing professor for more information about any of the courses.
Congratulations to Associate Professor of Literature, Tracey L. Walters, who received the Outstanding Faculty Member Award from the Stony Brook University Chapter of the NAACP!
Congratulations to Doloresse Cham, the recipient of the 2013 Bliss Verdon Memorial Scholarship.
The Africana Studies Master's Students Research Colloquium will be held on Wednesday, December 4th in the AFS Library/SBS S-224. The Colloquium is open to the public.
Join us on Thursday, December 5th from 12 pm -2pm as we celebrate our December Graduates! Refreshments will be served in the AFS Library/SBS S-224.
Undergraduate Office: 631.632.7470 • Graduate Office: 631.632.7470 • Fax: 631.632.5703