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Welcome! This guide has been designed to help you find materials related to Africana Studies. Browse through the links to find articles, books, databases, and websites related to Africana Studies.

Africana Studies Department

For information on programs and courses in Africana Studies, please visit the Africana Studies web site.


Visit the African Studies Association for information on African studies as a profession.




Our holdings encourage interdisciplinary research in many different areas of African and African American history and culture. Emphasis is placed on the exploration of African civilizations and their influences on other parts of the "Black Diaspora." The interdisciplinary nature of our collection supports research in several different areas including but not limited to: history, political science, anthropology, sociology, literature and the arts. 

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