Africana Studies is an interdisciplinary program, encompassing the study of the history
of Africa and the African Diaspora. Its professors are involved in disciplines that
include art, criminal justice, geography, history, literature, music, political science,
African and African American Studies embraces the research, interpretation, and dissemination of knowledge related to African civilizations and peoples of African heritage.
Using the tools of the social sciences and humanities, the program examines the social, political, economic, and cultural issues of Africa and the African Diaspora, past and present.
Components of the Program:
- Study Tours
- Lecture Series
- Concerts, Plays, and other cultural activities
- Minor in African and African American Studies
The Africana Studies Program at ETSU is committed to promoting scholarship, public service, and intellectual growth.
The program is dedicated to providing undergraduate and graduate courses in the social sciences and humanities. Also, part of its mission is to prepare students for careers in a variety of fields, such as education, law, journalism, administrative work, business, social work, museums, and politics.
AFAM Course Schedule for Fall 2018
|Dept.||Course ID||Course Name||Professor||Room||Days||Time|
|CJCR||5005-201||Ethics & Social Justice||Osborne||A021 227||W||5:30-8:20 p.m.|
|ENGL||3400-001||Survey of African American Literature||Holmes||A014 301||TR||9:45-11:05 a.m.|
|GEOG||1012-501||Introduction to Cultural Geography||Jennings||A012 202||MWF||10:25-11:20 a.m.|
|GEOG||1012-502||Introduction to Cultural Geography||Jennings||A008 517||MWF||10:25-11:20 a.m.|
|GEOG||1012-531||Introduction to Cultural Geography||Jennings||KGPT 232||MWF||10:25-11:20 a.m.|
|GEOG||1012-990||Introduction to Cultural Geography||Jennings||Online||MWF||10:25-11:20|
|HIST||3720-001||History of Africa||TBA||A021 125||MWF||10:25-11:20 a.m.|
|HIST||3900-001||African American History to 1877||Drinkard-Hawkshawe||A021 124||TR||9:45-11:05 a.m.|
|HIST||4287-001||African American History Since 1945||Carter||A021 120||TR||11:15 a.m.-12:35 p.m.|
|MUSC||1035-001||History of Jazz||Baggetta||A005 107||TR||9:45-11:05 a.m.|
|MUSC||1035-002||History of Jazz||Baggetta||A003 112||TR||12:45-2:05 p.m.|
|PSCI||4030-201||Black American Political Thought||Dickson||A021 327||W||4-6:50 p.m.|