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WE ARE PROUD TO OFFER AFH 390 CONTEMPORARY AFRICAN CINEMA MW 
4-5:20 IN LE 152. DR. PATRICE NGANANG

FALL 2019 CALENDAR

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 The Stony Brook Initiative
for Historical Social Sciences (IHSS)
Professor Dr. Abena Asare
Wednesday, November 13th !PM SBS N320

IHSS poster

For AFS Graduate Students

We have the Floris Barnett Cash Scholarship
and the Dorothy L. Hurley Fellowship
Read about them here

Dr. Patrice Nganang establishes a 24-hour
TV station devoted to Africa details here

Truth WIthout Reconciliation by Dr. Abena Asare
published 2018 by University of Pennsylvania Press
wins book award

Dr. Asare's student, Yark Beyan is a
Truman Scholarship Finalist (the first ever)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  

 

 

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Welcome to Africana Studies!The Stony Brook Africana Studies Department is an intrinsically interdisciplinary unit that focuses on the histories, sociology, philosophy, literatures, politics, anthropology, religions, and experiences of people of African heritage wherever they are found within the larger national and global contexts. In addition to being intensely grounded in the scholarly enterprise, its faculty encourages social commitment, promotes sensitivity to the civil rights of all people, and teaches responsibility to community.

Welcome to Africana Studies!

The Stony Brook Africana Studies Department is an intrinsically interdisciplinary unit that focuses on the histories, sociology, philosophy, literatures, politics, anthropology, religions, and experiences of people of African heritage wherever they are found within the larger national and global contexts. In addition to being intensely grounded in the scholarly enterprise, its faculty encourages social commitment, promotes sensitivity to the civil rights of all people, and teaches responsibility to community.

Welcome to Africana Studies!The Stony Brook Africana St... Welcome!
Welcome to Africana Studies!Africana Studies has existed as an academic unit at Stony Brook since 1968. Like other Black Studies programs, it was established as a result of the heated conflicts, debates, and civil unrest that affected civil society in the United States throughout the 1960s. These social upheavals that addressed issues of civil rights were spearheaded by people of various ethnic and racial backgrounds who came from all sectors of US society, but most especially from college campuses throughout the United States. In addition to addressing other important civil rights issues, the social activists who participated in these movements pointed out and sought to rectify the glaring biases and evident intellectual shortcomings manifested in the ways in which the traditional disciplines were being taught on US campuses as they tended to ignore, devalue, and misrepresent the contributions of peoples of African heritage and ancestry and thus distort our understanding of the world.

Welcome to Africana Studies!

Africana Studies has existed as an academic unit at Stony Brook since 1968. Like other Black Studies programs, it was established as a result of the heated conflicts, debates, and civil unrest that affected civil society in the United States throughout the 1960s. These social upheavals that addressed issues of civil rights were spearheaded by people of various ethnic and racial backgrounds who came from all sectors of US society, but most especially from college campuses throughout the United States. In addition to addressing other important civil rights issues, the social activists who participated in these movements pointed out and sought to rectify the glaring biases and evident intellectual shortcomings manifested in the ways in which the traditional disciplines were being taught on US campuses as they tended to ignore, devalue, and misrepresent the contributions of peoples of African heritage and ancestry and thus distort our understanding of the world.

Welcome to Africana Studies!Africana Studies has existe... Welcome!