Tiana Williams describes her time in the UC Davis Department of African American and African Studies as “opportunity after opportunity. The doors are open even if they’ve never seen you before.” Read More
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We, the undersigned Faculty and Staff of the Department of African American and African Studies at the University of California, Davis declare our support for, and solidarity with, the Asian American and Pacific Island (AAPI) community in light of the murder of 8 people, 6 of whom were women of Asian descent, in the Atlanta area of the state of Georgia on March 16, 2021. Read More
UC Davis alumni Darryl and Lois Goss have established the Austin and Arutha Goss Presidential Chair in African American and African Studies, which will be the first endowed chair in the Department of African American and African Studies. Read More
Check out this recent article by Tessa Hill, "Catching up with Community Engaged Learning Faculty Fellow Milmon Harrison." Read More
The University of California, Davis invites applications for an instructor for AAS 100 in Spring 2021. For full consideration, applications should be received by October 21, 2020. Read More
The University of California, Davis invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor of African Studies to begin July 1st, 2021. For full consideration, applications should be completed by September 30th, 2020. Read More
Since the signing of a peace treaty with their British adversaries in 1739 polity of Accompong, Jamaica has practiced a form of limited self-governing autonomy within contested territorial boundaries. Wednesday May 8th 12-1:30 Hart Hall 2215 A MAROON Read More
In this talk Dr. Young uses the writings and activism of Mabel Williams, a southern activist from North Carolina, to discuss the philosophy of armed resistance.
Thursday, January 23rd, 2020, 4:00pm-5:30pm, 3201 Hart Hall Read More
This presentation will detail the efforts of African American farmers and farm cooperatives in the Black Belt who have used agriculture and land-based economic development to build independent and culturally relevant spaces that refuse and resist the dominant socio-political structures.
Thursday, January 16th, 2020, 4:00pm-5:30pm, 3201 Hart Hall. Read More
This talk follows the convict clause beyond US borders, tracing the historical geography of prison imperialism to places like the Panamá Canal Zone.
Thursday, January 9th, 2020, 4:00pm-5:30pm, 3201 Hart Hall Read More
ALMOST HERE!! The 48th Annual Black Family Day happening on UC Davis Quad on Saturday, May 18th 2019. This years theme is "The Revolution Will Not Be Televised, It Will Be Live", inspired by the song/poem by the late Gil Scott Heron. Read More
Societies often institutionally commemorate histories marred by atrocity through the development of permanent memorials in efforts to create a national collective memory
Wednesday May 1st 12-1:30pm
Hart Hall 2215 Read More
This talk is an exploratory conversation about neighborhood place-making two similar yet distinct cities Nairobi and New York.
Wednesday April 17th 12-1:30 Read More
Excited to announce that Professor Adejunmobi has published her new book, "Routledge Handbook of African Literature" (2019)!
Excited to announce that Professor Adejunmobi has published her new book, "Routledge Handbook of African Literature" (2019)! It is co-edited with Carli Coetzee, Research Associate at the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London.