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Mission Statement

The Africana Studies Program at Tufts University is committed to the analytical study of the historical, cultural, artistic, social, economic, and political lives of peoples of Africa and the African diaspora. Learn more >

Finding Us

Tufts University
Africana Studies
128 Eaton Hall
Medford, MA 02155

Office: 617.627.2311
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Professor H. Adlai Murdoch
Office: Olin 215

Africana Studies
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Spring 2017 Courses

  • AFR 0022 (ENG 0020) Black World Literature ~ Greg Thomas
  • AFR 0047-02 (HIST 0083) North America: African-American Politics From Slavery to Black Power ~ Kerri Greenidge
  • AFR 0047-12 (HIST 0013-01) Reconstructing Africa's Past to 1850 ~ Jeanne Penvenne
  • AFR 0152-01 Caribbean Cultures and International Migration ~ H. Adlai Murdoch
  • AFR 0152-04 (PHIL 0192-01) Race, Racial Solidarity & Progress ~ Lionel McPherson

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Important changes to the Africana Studies Major effective Fall 2017 >


Featured Tufts speaker, Carol Anderson, Emory professor, discusses legacy, causes of racial discrimination in United States
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"White Rage: The Unspoken Truth of Our Racial Divide"
Carol Anderson, Ph.D.
Charles Howard Candler Professor of African American Studies at Emory University
Monday, March 6, 2017 | 4:00pm
Breed Memorial Hall (51 Winthrop St.)
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