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2021 Graduation








Congratulations Class of 2021!

The Department of Afroamerican and African Studies honors the University of Michigan Class of 2021 for all their academic achievements. We wish all our graduates prosperity and success as they embark on their new journey beyond our campus. Thank you for your many contributions to our community throughout your time at Michigan. You will always have a hoMe with DAAS.

DAAS Graduate Sashes* 

The sashes/strips are purchased at the large cloth market in Ibadan, Nigeria, known as Oje Market. The strips are called aso oke, which in Yoruba means "cloth from the hills" --or country cloth. They are hand-woven on narrow-strip looms in southwestern Nigeria-- where there is a long history of textile production.


B.A., Afroamerican and African Studies Graduates


Minor, Afroamerican and African Studies


Graduate Certificate - African Studies



Celebrating the Class of 2021

Our congratulations to all DAAS graduates!

Words from Matthew Countryman, Chair of DAAS, Megan Sweeney, DAAS Director of Undergraduate Studies, and Elizabeth James, DAAS Program Associate.