- Bachelor of Arts (BA)
Africana studies prepares students, not only as adept critical thinkers, presenters, and researchers, but also as valuable global citizens. Because Africana studies is a multidisciplinary department, we offer courses to students of any major—knowledge to expand your worldview and deepen understanding of people of African ancestry.
Why Study Africana Studies at Oberlin?
Upcoming Africana Studies Events
- AAST 101 - Introduction to the Black Experience 4 credits
- AAST 245 - The Harlem Renaissance 4 credits
- AAST 346 - Contemporary African American Literature: 1960-Present 4 credits
- AAST 347 - Culture, History, and Identity: Caribbean Literature and the Politics of Survival 4 credits
Africana Studies Faculty
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