Category: Uncategorized | African American & African Diaspora Studies


“Race, Culture, & the Law” kicks off Black History Month!

Posted on February 1, 2023

Dr. Andrea Hunter and Mr. Jerry Blakemore joined Dean Omar Ali in a conversation on “Race, Culture, and the Law” […]

Celebrating our May 2022 graduates!

Posted on May 20, 2022

Photos of AADS graduates with faculty, special guests, and family in attendance, held in the Weatherspoon Museum courtyard.

Visiting Fellow Monica Carrillo and Afro-Latin American/Latinx Studies at AADS

Posted on August 15, 2021

AADS shines a light on the African Diaspora in Latin America with CACE conference programing, classes (e.g. AADS Special Topics […]

AADS receives Dean’s Award for the Promotion of Diversity & Inclusiveness

Posted on May 10, 2021

May 10, 2021 The College of Arts & Sciences announced that this year’s award goes to the African American & […]

congrats from our faculty

Congratulations Class of 2020-2021!

Posted on May 7, 2021

Hear messages from our faculty and see where your fellow graduates are headed to next!

AADS Assistant Professor, Dr. Hewan Girma, granted Career Enhancing Fellowship

Posted on May 6, 2021


Alecia Richardson: 2021-2022 Whitney “Whitty” Ransome Scholarship Recipient

Posted on May 5, 2021

Alecia Richardson is the 2021 – 2022 recipient of the AADS Whitney “Whitty” Ransome Scholarship. She is a rising senior […]

Piedmont Triad professor (Dr. Cerise L. Glenn) reflects on lessons learned from National Women’s Month

Posted on May 5, 2021

Watch AADS Affiliate and former Director Dr. Glenn’s interview with WXII: Piedmont Triad professor reflects on lessons learned from National […]

Conversation with Community: Raising Black Children During the Black Lives Matter Movement

Posted on May 5, 2021

View this two part series of CWC on our Youtube. Featuring Dr. Shelly Brown Jeffy, Dr. Ayesha Boyce, and Dr. […]

Dr. Omar Ali bestowed high honor by French government

Posted on March 12, 2021

In March, historian Dr. Omar Ali was named Knight in the Order of the Academic Palms (Chevalier dans l’Ordre des […]