The Department of African, African American, and Diaspora Studies stands in solidarity with those protesting institutionalized racism, police misconduct, and all forms of discrimination that infringe upon the civil rights and human dignity of groups and individuals. As a unit … Continued
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Students, faculty, and staff in the Department of African, African American, and Diaspora (AAAD) Studies mourn the loss of Dr. Perry Hall, who passed away on April 19, 2020. Dr. Hall served on the UNC-Chapel Hill faculty for 28 … Continued
Dr. Maya Berry is the recipient of the 2020 Provost Award for Engaged Teaching! Congratulations from all of us Dr. Berry!
AAAD will be hosting a one day conference titled “Environment, Development, and Sustainable Communities in Africa” on Friday, January 17 from 9AM – 4PM in Toy Lounge, Dey Hall
The faculty of the Department of African, African American, and Diaspora Studies condemns the recent UNC Board of Governors settlement with the Sons of Confederate Veterans and calls for a complete reversal of this procedurally questionable, financially irresponsible, and morally … Continued
Enrollment for 2019 Summer School and Maymester courses opened on March 19th. For information on AAAD’s Summer School courses, please visit https://summer.unc.edu/course-offerings/course-descriptions/african-african-american-and-diaspora-studies/.
Study Abroad Old and New: India and Malawi August 28, 2018 One study abroad program celebrated its 20th anniversary this summer; another deployed its first students. Both were transformative for the Tar Heels who took part. Asian studies faculty members … Continued
Assistant Professor Maya Berry from African, African American & Diaspora Studies worked with staff at the Davis Library Research Hub to plan virtual field trips using the Liquid Galaxy digital Earth display for students in the class Race, Gender, and Activism … Continued
Before #MeToo, Brazilian women launched #MyFirstHarrassment and marched for their equality. Today, this feminist resurgence is tackling health care, plastic surgery, violence, and more. AAAD Associate Professor, Kia Caldwell, and Alvaro Jarrin, Assistant Professor of Anthropology at College … Continued
The Department of African, African American, and Diaspora Studies supports the University’s core values encouraging diversity and equal educational and employment opportunities throughout the University community. These values are articulated in the University’s Non-Discrimination Policy and by the office of Diversity and Multicultural Affairs. The Department of African, … Continued