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  • 2021 Hill-Robinson McNair Lecture

    Posted: September 14, 2021 1:00 PM
  • UMBC Model African Union Delegation Wins at Summit!

    Congratulations to the award-winning UMBC Delegation at the 2021 International Model African Union Virtual Summit, February 19-21  Members of the Delegation are Gloria Okeke, Fehintola...
    Posted: March 19, 2021 11:31 AM
  • W.E.B. Du Bois Lecture

    Wednesday, November 11, 2020 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
    42nd W.E.B. Du Bois Lecture with Dr. Kaye Wise Whitehead Wednesday, November 11, 2020 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM Join Online Event This event is free and open to the public. AFRICANA STUDIES...
    Posted: September 29, 2020 12:44 PM
  • Africana Studies Statement on the Murder of George Floyd

    Dear Africana Studies Community, It is with immense sorrow, outrage and frustration that we write to you to condemn the senseless murder of George Floyd while he was in the custody of...
    Posted: June 3, 2020 12:56 PM

    Up Date on COVID-19
    Following guidance from the University System of Maryland in the rapidly developing public health response to COVID-19, UMBC is canceling classes this Thursday and Friday (March 12 – 13, 2020) to...
    Posted: March 11, 2020 2:57 PM
  • UMBC Model African Union Delegation Wins at Summit!

    Congratulations to the Award-Winning 2020 UMBC Model African Union!  MAU Delegates Olouwakemi Biaou, Assefa Akinwole, Lois Akomeah, Farrah Kuranchie, Fehintola Bright-Awonuga, Gloria...
    Posted: March 1, 2020 8:40 PM
  • Professor Gloria Chuku Publishes New Journal Article

    Afrika Zamani 26 (2018): 77-107
    Professor Gloria Chuku, Chair of the Department of Africana Studies, publishes a new article, "Youth Activism and Ethnic Violence in Nigeria: From Decolonization to the Nigeria-Biafra War, in the...
    Posted: February 6, 2020 10:48 AM
  • 41st Annual W.E.B. Du Bois Lecture

    Dr. Nimi Wariboko
    Consciousness, Citizenship, and Epistemology in Africa Wednesday, November 13, 2019 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM University Center : Ballroom 41st Annual W.E.B. Du Bois Lecture Nimi Wariboko,...
    Posted: November 12, 2019 4:29 PM
  • UMBC celebrates 40 years of the W. E. B. Du Bois

    Du Bois Lecture November 14, 2018 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
    UMBC has a long tradition of honoring and promoting thoughtful analysis of diverse scholarship and continues this focus through the annual W. E. B. Du Bois Distinguished Lecture. This year marks...
    Posted: November 12, 2018 2:01 PM
  • Special Commemorative in Honor of the Late New Kofi Annan

    Kwame Ansah-Brew, an Adjunct Professor in AFST
    AFRICANA STUDIES PROFESSOR TO EULOGIZE AT UN GENERAL ASSEMBLY  Adjunct Professor Kwame Ansah-Brew of Africana Studies Department has been invited to eulogize the late UN Secretary-General Kofi...
    Posted: September 14, 2018 3:56 PM