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TRANSITION: PROFESSOR OLA ABORISADE

It is with heavy heart that we announce that our long-time colleague and mentor, Professor Ola Aborisade, joined the ancestors on October 23, 2018. He passed on in his Charlotte home, in the company of family members, including his wife of over fifty years, children, grandchildren, and many relatives. He was 86 years old. TRANSITION: PROFESSOR OLA ABORISADE Read more >>

FALL 2018 AFRS NEWSLETTER

Welcome to the latest edition of AFRS Newsletter. We hope you enjoy reading it. FALL 2018 AFRS NEWSLETTER Read more >>

THE 10TH DR. BERTHA MAXWELL-RODDEY DISTINGUISHED AFRICANA LECTURE: October 18, 2018

5:30-7:30pm --- McKnight Hall (Cone University Center) --- SPEAKER AND GUEST OF HONOR: Dr. Tara T. Green --- TITLE: “They saw everything that was going to happen”: Remembering the Middle Passage in Black Artistic Expressions of Resistance THE 10TH DR. BERTHA MAXWELL-RODDEY DISTINGUISHED AFRICANA LECTURE: October 18, 2018 Read more >>

Introducing AFRS Incoming Chair

We are very pleased to welcome Dr. Julia Jordan-Zachery as the incoming chair of the Department of Africana Studies. She is a graduate of the University of Connecticut where she earned her Ph.D. in Political Science in 1997. Dr. Jordan-Zachery has been a tenured full professor in the Department of Public and Community Service Studies Department at Providence College, RI since 2015, and has served... Introducing AFRS Incoming Chair Read more >>