Africana Studies

Africana Studies is dedicated to developing expertise and knowledge of the African Diaspora.

The program's interdisciplinary approach emphasizes the artistic and intellectual traditions of all people of the African Diaspora. The Minor in Africana Studies is designed to complement a student's major, incorporating courses from many subject areas.

George Washington Carver

“Young people, I want to beg you always keep your eyes open to what Mother Nature has to teach you. By so doing you will learn many valuable things every day of your life.”


Timothy Babtunde Adebule: African and Nigerian History

When: Thursday, March 23, 2017 From 10:30 AM – 11:45 AM Where: UCF Student Union Key West, Room 218A Speaker: Timothy Babatunde Adebule CEO of Three Masks Inc.   Topic: African and Nigerian History Description: The history of Africa comes alive for students as they learn how their ancestors portrayed the events in their era… Read more »

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Today in Africana History

  • 1907 Nurse and aviator Janet Harmon Bragg is born in Griffin, GA.

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John T. Washington

One of the most influential professors to join the UCF faculty, John T. Washington's influence went far beyond the classroom. At a time in UCF and American history when African Americans were boldly presented with racial inequalities and injustices, Washington was a soft-spoken, selfless leader, who dedicated his life to serving and standing up for others. Besides being one of the first African Americans to ho...

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