The Department of Africana Studies offers students a wide range of programs and courses that explore the fascinating and complex experience of peoples of African descent with emphasis on Africa, United States, Caribbean, and Latin America. Read more >>
Tanure Ojaide has been named this year’s recipient of the Nigerian National Order of Merit (NNOM), in the Humanities category. Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari presided over the investiture ceremony on December 1 in Abuja, the country’s capital.
Established in 1979, the Nigerian National Order of Merit is the highest academic honor in Africa’s most populous country. The award is conferred... Ojaide Receives Nigeria’s Top Academic Honor Read more >>
Early-Entry Graduate Degree Program
GRADUATE CERTIFICATE PROGRAM
The Department of Africana Studies is now accepting application from rising juniors and seniors into the Africana Studies Graduate Certificate. The goal is to provide undergraduate students with the opportunity to begin working towards a graduate degree before completing a baccalaureate degree.
The Early-... NEW! Rising Seniors Eligible to Enroll in the AFRS Graduate Certificate Program Read more >>
The speaker for the 2016 annual conference is Dr. Bernard E. Powers, Professor of History, College of Charleston. The title of his lecture is: On Jordan's Stormy Banks: Racial Violence and the Quest for Home in America.
The Africana Studies Department at UNC Charlotte inaugurated The Annual Dr. Bertha Maxwell-Roddey Distinguished Africana Lecture in 2008 to honor Dr. Bertha Maxwell-Roddey's... 2016 Dr. Bertha Maxwell-Roddey Distinguished Africana Lecture Read more >>