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In The Department


The John L. Warfield Center for African & African American Studies (WCAAS) & the Department of African & African Diaspora Studies (AADS) are excited to launch a new series this Spring 2015 to christen our new space! The Idea Laboratory (iLab) is an open space for the fabrication of innovative theories and strategies crucial for lives, hearts and minds throughout the African Diaspora. Read More

Dr. Tinsley's class 'Beyonce Feminism, Rihanna Womanism' ranked top pick on Buzz Feed.




Take advantage of AADS study abroad opportunities to Nicaragua and Brazil, also introducing our domestic study program to San Francisco, CA. These programs will give you the hands on opportunity to study global blackness. The San Francisco program will allow the exploration of one of the most beautiful cities in the world and show you the ugly issues the city faces with its Black communities.

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