Africana Studies

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Welcome to the Africana Studies Minor!


The College of Arts and Sciences offers an interdisciplinary minor in African-American studies which provides students with an understanding of the many facets of the African-American experience. The minor encompasses courses in history, English, political science, sociology, criminal justice, communication studies and philosophy and religion. Students should contact Emmanuel Harris II, Professor in the World Languages and Cultures Department, for additional information.

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The Minor


  • Program Chair

    Dr. Emmanual Harris is a professor in the department of World Languages and Cultures. Emmanuel Harris II, Ph.D.
    Professor of Spanish and Africana Studies
    Office: Morton Hall 255
    Phone: 910.962.3341
    E-mail:  harrise@uncw.edu 
    Website:  http://people.uncw.edu/harrise/ 

Fall 2021 Courses 

Intro to Africana Studies (AFN 130) | Reading from the Gullah Geechee Coast (AFN 290)


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    Keryn Vickers, Universtiy College

    Dr. Keryn Vickers
    Intro Africana Studies (AFN 130)

     

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    Sean-Palmer.jpg Sean Palmer
    Readings from the Gullah Geechee Coast (AFN 290)    AFN-290-FlyerPNG.PNG