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African & African Diaspora Studies Certificate

About Certificate Program in African and African Diasporan Studies

This certificate program is designed for those students who are interested in the making of the cultures of persons of African descent. The histories of the Caribbean, Latin America, Africa, and North America are its key elements. Participating faculty will require students to engage in multidisciplinary approaches in studying the formation of racial and ethnic identities, among other topics, in African and African Diasporan cultures. The program will underscore the connection between the formation of those identities and economic developments in their surrounding societies.