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Africana Studies Program

Africana Studies Program

The Africana Studies Program at University of Tennessee, Knoxville is committed to producing and disseminating interdisciplinary knowledge about Africa, African Americans, and the African Diaspora around the world.  It promotes creative and critical thinking skills through rigorous research, teaching, service, and publication on the cultures, arts, institutions, histories, political economies, and philosophies of African peoples and peoples of African descent worldwide. Africana Studies is a multicultural, interdisciplinary, and transnational intellectual paradigm that anchors its scholarship on local, national, regional, and global scales. It conceives of the Africana world as extending from Africa to North America, the Caribbean, South and Central America, Asia, and Europe.

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UTHC Distinguished Lecture: "No Data without Representation: Principles and Practices for Intersectional Data" with Roopika Risam

On February 6, Roopika Risam, an associate professor of Film and Media Studies & Comparative Literature at Dartmouth College, will give an online public talk...

2/6/2023 3:30pm

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