AADS Strategic Plan | African American & African Diaspora Studies

AADS Strategic Plan

Learning Goals

To provide engagement with African American and African diasporic identities that acknowledges race, gender, sexuality, class, religion and region as intersecting categories.

Develop critical intellectual skills in defining various aspects of cultural and historic expression within the African diasporic experience.

Engage with issues of social justice as they impact upon people of African descent.

Explain the effects of racism, sexism, colonization, and class disparities on Africana people and the ways they have responded to these issues.

To develop a global perspective of the making of African Diasporas and to analyze the cultural diversity of Africana people.