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  • african studies

African and African American Studies

  • The African and African American Studies Program:

    • Is an interdisciplinary and multi-disciplinary study of the cultures and peoples of Africa and African descent in the Americas.
    • The academic program offers a minor which explore the historical, social, political, and economic experiences of Africans and African Americans.
    • The objective of the program is to develop committed and well trained teachers, scholars, and professionals.
    • The program is recommended for all Liberal Arts majors (Political Science, Sociology, History, English, Economics, et al), and the Professions of Education, Criminal Justice, Law, Business, and Health Sciences.
    • All students interested in enhancing their ability to work effectively in urban areas will find this minor program a valuable and enriching experience.
    • All students interested in developing a global understanding of today's world will find the courses valuable in developing an important body of knowledge.

    by Yoruba Statue, Nigeria

  • OCT
    Gordon Korman Lectures 05:00 PM - 07:00 PM

    Location: Gothic Lounge

    Gordon Korman, author of more than 75 books for children and young adults, will speak. Among his titles are Swindle, Zoobreak, The Hypnotists, and Son of the Mob. Mr. Korman’s lecture is one in a seri... View More

    PRESIDENT’S RESEARCH ROUNDTABLE Discussions/Forums 02:00 PM - 03:00 PM

    Location: Gothic Lounge, Hepburn Hall, 202

    Celebrating the 40th Anniversary of Women’s and Gender Studies at NJCU. Negotiating Maternal Identities. Dr. Sonya Donaldson, “Maternal Fantasies and Transnational Bodies: Constructing Black German Id... View More

    National Society of Leadership and Success: David Garibaldi Lectures 06:00 PM - 08:00 PM

    Location: Margaret Williams Theater

    Please RSVP at for Free general admission. Please arrive by 6pm, as we will begin rolling cameras and broadcasting live at 7pm. Please print your ticket... View More