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 >>
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 >>
By: Kamakshi Kamath, graduate student intern, CLASWednesday, February 24, 2016
For his commitment to democratic ideals, humanistic values and literary excellence in Africa, Tanure Ojaide, UNC Charlotte’s Frank Graham Porter Professor of Africana Studies, has won the Fonlon-Nichols Award.
Ojaide will receive the prestigious honor at the 42nd annual African Literature Association (ALA)... Dr. Tanure Ojaide Wins Prestigious Award for Literary Excellence Read more >>