Category: Uncategorized | African American & African Diaspora Studies


AADS faculty lead Columbia University workshop on the African Diaspora in the Indian Ocean

Posted on May 14, 2024

Saturday, June 8, 2024 A Professional Development Workshop for Educators “The African Diaspora in the Indian Ocean:   The Ninth century […]

“Dusk to Dawn: Black Labor, the Law, and the Struggle for Justice in NC” High Point Reparations Commission

Posted on August 30, 2023

The City of High Point published the One High Point Commission on Reparations and Reconciliation report, featuring “Dusk to Dawn: […]

AADS short documentary film receives laurel at African Film Festival

Posted on August 20, 2023

AADS minor Maya Darby and fellow film-maker and UNCG alumn Duncan Lauer recently received a laurel for their documentary “Naming […]

UNCG students on their three-week study abroad adventure in Tanzania in 2023.

AADS Students and Faculty Travel to East Africa

Posted on July 2, 2023

Led by AADS faculty members — the sociologist Dr. Hewan Girma and ethnomusicologist Dr. David Aarons — a group of […]

“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