Welcome to Africana Studies!

  • Faith Ringgold, <em>The Sunflower Quilting Bee at Arles</em>

Africana Studies, or AFST, (formerly African/African American Studies, or AFAM) provides a cross-cultural and historically comparative framework to study the rich connections and exchanges among African people, their descendants, and the various “new worlds” in which they have made and are making their lives.

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