Spring 2014 Courses


AFS 102  Themes In the Black Experience/ Dr. Leslie Owens
Tuesday/ Thursday 11:30- 12:50 pm
AFS 221  Introduction to Modern African History/ Dr. Abena Asare 
Tuesday/ Thursday 8:30- 9:50am
AFS 277  The Modern Color Line/ Dr. Abena Asare
Tuesday/ Thursday 1:00 - 2:20pm
AFS 320  Black Culture and the Urban Terrain/ Dr. Zebulon Miletsky
Tuesday/Thursday 2:30 - 3:50 pm
AFS 337 The Politics of Africa/ Dr. Shimelis Gulema
Monday/Wednesday 5:30 -6:50pm
AFS 345  Women in Africa and the Caribbean/ Dr. Dawn Harris
Monday/Wednesday 2:30 - 3:50pm
AFS 346 Political and Social History of Africa/ Dr. Shimelis Gulema 
Monday/Wednesday 4:00 - 5:20pm
AFS 365/ SOC 365 Introduction to African Society/Dr. Oyeronke Oyewumi
Tuesday/Thursday 11:30 - 12:50 pm
AFS 368 Caribbean and American Connections in Literature/Dr. E. Anthony Hurley
Tuesday/Thursday 1:00 - 2:20pm
AFS 393 Caribbean Immigrants in the United States/Dr. Georges Fouron
Monday/Wednesday 2:30 - 3:50pm
AFS 394  Black Nationalism in American/ Dr. Zebulon Miletsky
Tuesday/Thursday 4:00 - 5:20pm
AFS 542 Caribbean Transnational Identity in the United States/Dr. Georges Fouron 
Monday/Wednesday 4:00 - 7:00pm 
AFS 560 Sexualities: African and Caribbean Perspectives/Dr. Dawn Harris
Monday/Wednesday 4:00 - 7:00 pm
AFS 530 Slavery in the Atlantic World/ Dr. Leslie Owens
Tuesday/Thursday 2:30pm -5:30pm

Welcome to the Spring 2014 Semester!


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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.

Congratulations to Delja Revander, the recipient of the 2013 Richard B. Moore Scholarship. 



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