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  • 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
  • Scholarship and Creative Research Award

    Department of Africana Studies Award
    Elechukwu Njaka Scholarship and Creative Research Award The Department of Africana Studies invites applications for the Elechukwu Njaka Scholarship and Creative Research Award. This $500...
    Posted: October 4, 2018 10:21 AM
  • 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
  • Meeting and Greet Dr. Dorothy Roberts

    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
  • Department of Human Resources Congratulates Mrs. Nottingham

    Employee of the Quarter
    Wanda Soares Nottingham, Administrative Assistant II for the Africana Studies Department, has been named UMBC’s Non-Exempt Employee of the Quarter effective April 1 thru June, 2018. Wanda began...
    Posted: May 23, 2018 5:18 PM
  • AFST Student Award Winners at the CAHSS Awards Reception

    Congratulations!
    Mariah Dailey----- for Fannie Lou Hamer Distinguished Service Award Selam Kubrom & Andrea Davis ---- for Academic Excellence (AFST Minors) Damarius Johnson ---- for Mary Akaras...
    Posted: May 1, 2018 12:44 PM
  • Africana Council Elections

    May 9 @ 12pm in Fine Arts 018
    Are you a major, minor, or student in an Africana Studies course? Do you want to join the Africana Council?  The Africana Council promotes the study of peoples of African descent by broadening...
    Posted: April 27, 2018 3:39 PM
  • AFST Presentations at URCAD!

    Tomorrow in UC 310
    Mehki Adams Super Predator  Mentor(s): Maleda Belilgne UC 310 | 2:45 – 3:00 p.m. Luwam Gebreyesus | Africana Studies  Trauma and the Invocation of Sound in Afro-diasporic Literature ...
    Posted: April 24, 2018 11:23 AM