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The Africana Studies Program

East Tennessee State University

The Africana Studies Program

African American Leaders

Africana Studies is an interdisciplinary program, encompassing the study of the history of Africa and the African Diaspora. Its professors are involved in disciplines that include art, criminal justice, geography, history, literature, music, political science, and sociology.

Africana Studies embraces the research, interpretation, and dissemination of knowledge related to African civilizations and peoples of African heritage.

Using the tools of the social sciences and humanities, the program examines the social, political, economic, and cultural issues of Africa and the African Diaspora, past and present.

Components of the Program:

  • Study Tours
  • Internships
  • Lecture Series
  • Concerts, Plays, and other cultural activities
  • Minor in Africana Studies
  • Newsletters

MISSION STATEMENT

The Africana Studies Program at ETSU is committed to promoting scholarship, public service, and intellectual growth.

The program is dedicated to providing undergraduate and graduate courses in the social sciences and humanities. Also, part of its mission is to prepare students for careers in a variety of fields, such as education, law, journalism, administrative work, business, social work, museums, and politics.


 

AFAM Courses Offered for Fall 2019

Dept. Course ID Course Name Professor Room Days Time
 AFAM 3989-001 Internship/Cooperative Education Drinkard-Hawkshawe TBA TBA TBA
AFAM 4950-001 Senior Seminar Drinkard-Hawkshawe TBA TBA TBA
CJCR 4670-001 Race, Gender, & Crime Josie Lyn Klepper A021 227 MWF 1:40-2:35 p.m.
GEOG 1012-501 Introduction to Cultural Geography Jennings A012 202 MWF 10:25-11:20 a.m.
GEOG 1012-531 Introduction to Cultural Geography Jennings

A012 129

MWF 10:25-11:20 a.m.
GEOG 1012-990 Introduction to Cultural Geography Jennings KGPT 232 MWF 10:25-11:20 a.m.
GEOG 1012-R01 Introduction to Cultural Geography TBA Online Online TBA
GEOG 1012-R25 Introduction to Cultural Geography TBA Online Online Online
GEOG 1012-R50 Introduction to Cultural Geography TBA Online Online Online
GEOG 1013-901 Introduction to World Geography Jennings Online Online Online
GEOG 1013-R50 World Regional Geography TBA Online Online Online
ENGL 2055-R50 African American Literature TBA Online Online Online
HIST 3900-001 African-American History to 1877 Carter Online Online Online
HIST 2060-R50 African American History TBA Online Online Online
HIST 3040-001 The Old South Nash A021 125 TR 9:45-11:05 a.m.
HIST 3270- Civil War/Reconstruction 1950-1877 TBA Online Online Online
HIST 3720 History of Africa  D.L Drinkard TBA T/TR 9:45-11:05 am
MUSC 1035-001 History of Jazz Stevens A005 107 TR 9:45-11:05 a.m.
MUSC 1035-002 History of Jazz Baggetta A003 112 TR 12:45 pm-02:05 pm
PSCI 4030-201 Black American Political Thoughts Dickson

A021 324

W 04:00 pm-06:50 pm
SOAA 3800-001 Religion, Society, & Culture King A021 403 TR 11:15 am-12:35 pm
SOCI 3110-904 Minorities Hirsch Online Online TBA

 

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