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  • AFA Faculty Win Grants!

    October 9, 2018

    AFA Faculty Win Grants! Several of the African American Studies core faculty members, affiliate faculty members, and advisory board members are members of research teams that have been awarded Intersections Grants from the Mellon Foundation (organized by the Center for the Humanities and Public Sphere).  See the information below ...
  • Dr. Manoucheka Celeste Wins A Second Book Award!

    October 9, 2018

    Dr. Manoucheka Celeste Wins A Second Book Award!Dr. Manoucheka Celeste, Assistant Professor of African American Studies and Gender, Women’s Studies, and Sexualities Research, recently won the Diamond Anniversary Book Award from the National Communication Association for her book, Race, Gender, and Citizenship in the African Diaspora: Travelling ...
  • African Americans in Paris Spring Break Class

    October 9, 2018

    African Americans in Paris Spring Break ClassDuring the 2018 spring break in March, Dr. Sharon Austin accompanied 13 students to Paris for the African Americans in Paris class.  This was the fifth consecutive year the class was offered.  The students watched online lectures, read materials, completed ...
  • AFA Students Present Research at Academic Conferences

    October 9, 2018

    AFA Students Present Research at Academic Conferences In the fall of 2017, Dr. Patricia Hilliard-Nunn took three African American Studies students, Kayla O’Neal, DeAunte Fox, and Syleena Powell, to the Annual Meeting of the Association of African American Life and History (ASALH) Conference in Cincinnati, Ohio to present ...
  • Dr. Sharon Austin’s Promotion to Full Professor

    October 9, 2018

    Dr. Sharon Austin’s Promotion to Full ProfessorDr. Sharon Austin’s third book, The Caribbeanization of Black Politics: Race, Group Consciousness, and Political Participation in America, was published by SUNY, Albany Press in March 2018.  She has also been promoted to the rank of full professor.  You can ...
  • Dr. Vincent Adejumo Wins Teacher of the Year

    October 9, 2018

    Dr. Vincent Adejumo Wins Teacher of the YearDr. Vincent Adejumo won a Teacher of the Year Award from the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences during the spring 2018 semester. Dr. Adejumo has been a Lecturer in the UF African American Studies Program since 2015 and had ...