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  • 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
  • UMBC IS CANCELLING CLASSES MARCH 12-13, 2020

    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
  • AFST'S WELCOME RECEPTION

    YOU ARE INVITED TO DEPARTMENT OF AFRICANA STUDIES WELCOME WEEK RECEPTION FINE ARTS BUILDING ROOM 559 THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 6, 2018 12:00 NOON – 1:00 PM LIGHT REFRESHMENTS
    Posted: September 4, 2018 12:47 PM
  • Fall 2018 Opening Meeting

    Dear Members of the UMBC Community, Each year, at the start of the fall semester, the UMBC community comes together to welcome colleagues and students back to campus, celebrate our...
    Posted: August 14, 2018 11:51 AM
  • Meet and Greet Dr. Dorothy Roberts - Nov. 14, 2018

    Fine Arts Building room 558 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
    Dorothy E. Roberts, the 14th Penn Integrates Knowledge Professor, George A. Weiss University Professor of Law and Sociology, and Raymond Pace and Sadie Tanner Mossell Alexander Professor of Civil...
    Posted: August 6, 2018 10:15 AM