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  • The Reginald F. Lewis Museum&Department of Africana Studies

    Dr. Iyelli Ichile Post-Doctoral Fellow and Instructor
    The Reginald F. Lewis Museum and the University of Maryland Baltimore County are pleased to welcome Dr. Iyelli Ichile as a post-doctoral fellow and instructor, respectively. At the museum, Dr....
    Posted: August 3, 2016 2:11 PM
  • Dr. Chuku Presents Paper at TOFAC in Osun State, Nigeria

    Dr. Gloria Chuku presented a paper titled, "African Intellectuals and Decolonization: The Case of Mbonu Ojike," at the 6th Toyin Falola International Conference (TOFAC), Redeemer's University,...
    Posted: July 25, 2016 11:23 AM
  • Dr. Chuku appears live on Channels Television, Nigeria!

    Gloria Chuku, incoming chair of AFST, appeared live on Channels Television, Nigeria, and discussed "Spotlight on the State of Education in Nigeria," on July 9, 2016.
    Posted: July 25, 2016 11:07 AM
  • Scheduled Maintenance for Hot Water System

    NO HOT WATER/NO HEAT - FINE ARTS BUILDING
    Scheduled Maintenance for Hot Water System Maintenance crews will be performing scheduled maintenance and repair work on the high-temperature hot water system on campus beginning Saturday, May 21...
    Posted: May 23, 2016 2:10 PM
  • HAPPY ADMINISTRATIVE PROFESSIONAL DAY!

    Administrative Assistant,Secretary, Support Staff,Clerk
    About Administrative Professionals Day During World War II, there was an increased need for skilled administrative personnel, particularly in the United States. The National Secretaries...
    Posted: April 27, 2016 11:17 AM
  • Grasping Black Power in the 20th Century APRIL 28 2016 6PM

    History, Public Policy, Africana Studies
    'Everybody is So Hysterical and Panic Stricken...' Grasping Black Power in the 20th Century Dr. Rhonda Y. Williams is an associate professor and the first black person ever tenured in the...
    Posted: April 27, 2016 10:00 AM
  • AFST Summer Course Offerings

    Register now for Africana Studies Summer Courses! AFST 100 - Introduction to the Black Experience AFST 213 - Africa Culture and Development  AFST 340 - African Drumming and Dance...
    Posted: April 14, 2016 9:28 AM
  • New Fall 2016 Course: AFST 440/LLC750.03

    Education Policy and the African American Community
    Posted: April 8, 2016 9:46 AM
  • UMBC Student Delegates at the Model African Union Summit

    Professor Chuku leads student delegation at Model AU
    Professor Gloria Chuku led a ten-student delegation to the 14th Model African Union summit February 17-21, 2016 in Washington, DC. Sarah Agarrat, Micahyas Akama, Ayodele Daniel, Yenin Gnaka, Maada...
    Posted: February 23, 2016 2:25 PM
  • Mary Akaras Scholarship Book Award for $500

    Scholarship Book Award for $500
    Mary Akaras Scholarship Book Award  Call for nominations The Dresher Center for the Humanities seeks nominations for students eligible to receive the Mary Akaras Scholarship Book Award...
    Posted: February 22, 2016 12:40 PM