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The Africana Studies Program

East Tennessee State University

The Africana Studies Program

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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, and sociology.

Africana 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
  • Internships
  • Lecture Series
  • Concerts, Plays, and other cultural activities
  • Minor in Africana Studies
  • Newsletters

MISSION STATEMENT

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 Spring 2019

Dept. Course ID Course Name Professor Room Days Time
 AFAM 3989-001 Internship/Cooperative Education Drinkard-Hawkshawe TBA TBA TBA
AFAM 3999-001 Internship/Cooperative Education Drinkard-Hawkshawe TBA TBA TBA
AFAM 4950-001 Seminar Drinkard-Hawkshawe TBA TBA TBA
CJCR 4670-001 Race, Gender, & Crime Josie Lyn Klepper A021 227 MWF 1:40-2:35 p.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

A012 129

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 Online TBA
HIST 3901-001 African-American History Since 1877 Carter Online Online TBA
MUSC 1035-001 History of Jazz Stevens 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.
MUSC 3241-001 Jazz Singers Stevens

A003 112

W 3:10-5:00 p.m.
MUSC 3261-001 Jazz Ensembles Walters A003 112 TR 12:45-2:05 p.m.
SOCI 3110-904 Minorities Hirsch Online Online TBA

 

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