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 >>
Graduates, Faculty, and Family Members [December 4, 2017]
FALL 2017 GRADUATES: AFRS MAJORS
Martin CONGRATULATIONS TO OUR FALL GRADUATES Read more >>
"UNC Charlotte at the Intersection of Black Studies in the Carolinas"
February 22-23, 2018
Thirteen years ago, the Department of Africana Studies was reconfigured as an integrated academic unit with a focus on the global, comparative, and interdisciplinary approaches to the study of the historical and contemporary experiences of Africa-descended populations worldwide, with emphasis on the... CfP: 16th Annual Africana Studies Symposium Read more >>
UNC Charlotte’s Africana Studies Department is at the forefront of the discipline, cultivating collaborative opportunities across campus. And, it is earning accolades for its efforts – most recently, the National Council for Black Studies bestowed its Sankore Institutional Award upon the department.
Named for the 14th-century university in Timbuktu (present-day Mali), the Sankore Institutional... AFRICANA STUDIES DEPARTMENT RECEIVES NATIONAL AWARD Read more >>