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Department of Afroamerican and African Studies (DAAS)

Established in 1970, the Department of Afroamerican and African Studies (DAAS) is an interdisciplinary program of research, instruction, and community outreach. Our intellectual mission is to participate in and reflect on emerging directions in the study and representation of the diverse cultures, experiences and societies of Africans and peoples of African descent across the African continent and diaspora. To learn more about our wonderful community of scholars and students as well as our many innovative programs, please browse our website. Note the link to our current newsletter to your right.