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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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Fall 2017 Courses

  • AFR 0088-01 (ENG 0188-01) Slave Revolts and Maroons ~ Greg Thomas
  • AFR 0092-01 Introduction to Africana Studies ~ H. Adlai Murdoch
  • AFR 0047-02 (REL 0010-01) Africana Sacred Matters ~ Elana Jefferson-Tatum
  • AFR 0147-03 (ENG 0191-02) Queer Diasporas ~ Christina Sharpe
  • AFR 0147-06 (MUS 0185-01) Studies in Women in Music: Black Divas ~ Stephan Pennington

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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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