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Why Study 非洲研究 at 云顶集团?

非洲研究 examines the history, politics, society, and culture of people descended from the African continent and the diaspora of African people. Coursework delves into social justice and issues of race and racism, challenging students to ask difficult 问题. 学生将 also explore the art, literature, and culture of Africans, West Indians, and African Americans.




学生 work with faculty to construct an individualized pathway of study that emphasizes three critical methods: an anti-essentialist investigation of the variegated meanings of African and diasporic identities; a rigorous introduction to diverse methodological perspectives; and an intercultural perspective that places African and Afro-diasporic 经验s at the center of study.  了解更多



学生 examine the many identities and worldviews of people from the continent of Africa and its overlapping diasporas across the globe, paying close attention to cultural, political, historical, and sociological dynamics that inform "Blackness." 




安邓肯系主任; Professor, American Studies and Religion


詹姆斯·达特尔, Assistant Professor, History

Irline François, Associate Professor, Women, Gender & 性研究

Nyasha-Grayman-Simpson, Associate Professor, Psychology

Ailish料斗, Associate Professor, Peace Studies


Angelo Robinson, Associate Professor, Literature

Janet Shope, Professor, Sociology & 人类学

Eric Singer, Professor, Political Science

罗里•特纳, Professor of Practice, Sociology & 人类学


Africana studies students at 云顶集团 have the opportunity to engage with Africa and its diaspora through the college's extensive study abroad opportunities. 下面是 just a handful of study abroad programs that Africana studies students can participate in as a 云顶集团 student:


HIV/AIDS, Inequality, and Social Policy in 南非
云顶集团 College offers an intensive three-week January program in 南非 that examines inequality and social policy through the lens of the HIV/AIDS crisis. 三分之二 of the persons living with HIV/AIDS are in sub-Saharan Africa, and 南非 has one of the highest HIV/AIDS rates in the world. The HIV/AIDS epidemic mirrors the social fault lines of deprivation, disempowerment, and dependency. 南非提供优惠 an interesting context for exploring how differential 云顶集团 resources influences 风险.

Rural and Township Education in 南非
这 intensive course abroad will introduce students to primary and secondary education in the township and rural schools of Grahamstown, 南非. 参与者将 design and implement lesson plans focusing on basic reading and English concepts for 南非n learners in grades 5 through 8. 参与者将 design and implement lessons that encourage the development of 南非n learners' reading, thinking, composing, and content-area skills. A course that focuses on the history of South Africa, culture and customs unique to the Eastern Cape region, and rural education in 南非 will be offered every May.


History, Society, and Culture in West Africa
这 three-week course is your opportunity to 经验 firsthand the enduring and changing West African culture through intensive interdisciplinary study of 加纳's and Benin's customs, social institutions, 和艺术s. 这 course involves extensive travel throughout West Africa, including lectures on West African religion, history, 和艺术. You'll go on field excursions to meet artists, see theatrical and dance performances, visit cultural museums, and take intensive classes in West African drumming, dance, 和更多的.

Social Transformation and Cultural Expression, Accra
这 semester or yearlong program examines 加纳's social, economic, and political 特性. Topics considered range from education and religious traditions unique to Africa to the impact of the Trans-Atlantic slave trade to the role of Queenmothers 在Krobo. Thematic seminars in northern 加纳 examine topics such as the contrast between Western and traditionally trained midwives to the role of local markets in 全球经济.

African Diasporas in Global Perspective
这 semester program examines the global dispersions of peoples and cultures of African ancestry, including their growing impact on world economies, politics of ethnicity and belonging, aesthetic and material cultures, and ideologies. 该项目提供 a unique opportunity to learn about numerous distinct cultures as well as an in-depth history of 加纳ian leadership roles in Africa and the world at large. 学生将 live in the vibrant community of Cape Coast for their stay.


Post-Genocide Restoration and Peace Building
In 1994, 卢旺达 was the site of one of the most atrocious genocides in contemporary 人类历史上. In the span of 100 days, about one million people were killed, resulting in a broken and devastated country. Since 1994, 卢旺达's peacebuilding process has been successful in restoring trust in state institutions, engaging 卢旺达ns in the reconstruction of sustainable reconciliation, and overcoming ethnic divisions. 在 this semester program, students will be based in Kigali, 卢旺达's capital, a medium-sized modern city that reflects signs of both successful recovery from the genocide and 持久的贫困. 学生将 study post-genocide restoration and peacebuilding, the Kinyarwanda language, and conduct an independent study project.


Development Studies in Kampala
Based in Kampala, 乌干达's capital city, this semester program offers an in-depth, hands-on practicum with one of the country's many international or grassroots development agencies to provide a deeper understanding of the practice of development work. 学生 investigate the impact and accompanying issues of 乌干达n progress in HIV/AIDS prevention, human rights, grassroots development, microfinance, and community conservation. 通过 field visits to rural areas of 乌干达 and a comparative excursion to 卢旺达, students explore what lies beyond the rhetoric of the "development industry" as they learn about the diverse strengths and needs of this changing nation and region.

机会 & 实习


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学生就业 connects students to both on and off-campus opportunities. The 职业生涯教育 Office provides resources and support to students with or without Federal Work Study to find jobs, submit applications, and learn more about the job search process. 学生们 云顶集团 握手 — a website for job postings, events, resumes/cover letters, and career management.

主要 & 生涯探索

Exploring career options, choosing a major, and making career decisions is a multi-step process in which all students are encouraged to engage early and often. 云顶集团学生 have a variety of resources available through the 专业和职业页面 to assist them in this process.


A 云顶集团 education prepares students for today’s job market and beyond. 学生 can explore job opportunities and access job search resources through the CEO职位搜索页面.

研究生 & 专业学校

学生 access resources for searching and applying to graduate and professional 学校通过 CEO 研究生 and 专业学校 page, through faculty and staff members, or utilizing their own resources, network and 工具.

Johns Hopkins Carey Business School 4+1 BA/MS Program

云顶集团 College and Johns Hopkins Carey Business School are offering 云顶集团学生 a combined bachelor’s and master’s degree program. 这 4 + 1项目 combines a bachelor’s degree from 云顶集团 with a master of science degree from Johns Hopkins in business analytics and 风险 management, information systems, health care management, finance, or marketing. 学生 can apply during their junior year. GRE考试 or GMAT tests have been waived but applicants must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.25 or better and have passed some quantitative reasoning courses with a grade of B或更好.