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The Pan-African Student Coalition at UAB, organized during this summer semester, hopes to provide a place where students can feel they belong and serve as an umbrella organization for other organizations consisting of people of African descent.
Students and faculty in the UAB African American Studies Program have been recognized for their achievements this semester.
Jessie Dunbar, Ph.D., an assistant professor in the Department of English, has received a six-month Career Enhancement Fellowship from the Woodrow Wilson Foundation.
Professor Glenn Feldman passed away suddenly on October 19. His life and family will be honored in a prayer vigil Wednesday, October 21, at 6:30 p.m. at All Saints' Episcopal Church in Homewood. His funeral will be held Friday, October 23.
UAB’s African American Studies Program is undergoing a major restructuring of its course requirements. The changes allow for more flexibility along with new structure for students so they can pursue and complete the Bachelor of Arts degree in a timely manner.
Join the UAB African American Faculty Association as we celebrate Black History and Women's History Months. Author Marie Sutton will discuss her book on the A. G. Gaston Motel, a Birmingham civil rights landmark.
Dr. DeReef Jamison, visiting assistant professor, will deliver a talk on “the relationship between cultural identity, masculinity, and hip hop music preference” to interested students and faculty. 
January 01, 2014

Lewis Featured in New Video

In Conservatism in the Black Community: To the Right and Misunderstood, Angela Lewis (Government, African American Studies) examines the true level of support for conservatism among blacks at the grassroots level in light of the growing prominence of a number of black conservative political intellectuals.
December 23, 2013

Joy to the World

Happiness may be a universal emotion, but it has an accent, with every culture interpreting it—and expressing it—differently.