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The program was approved as a degree-granting program by the Alabama Commission on Higher Education on April 28, 2000.

This award honors alumni ages 40 or younger for significant accomplishments in industry and/or their career field or for service in the College.

Established in 2018, the Dean’s Award for Excellence in Teaching recognizes full-time regular faculty members of College of Arts and Sciences who have demonstrated exceptional accomplishments in teaching.

UAB's African American Studies Program is hosting a number of events, and all are welcome to participate.

On February 1, 2018, The African American Studies Program and the Black Student Awareness Committee will host Damon Young, acclaimed writer and speaker.
December 20, 2017

New course: Pulpits in Protest

This course will cover four major social movements involving African Americans and the protest speeches, sermons, and songs given by women and men from the Black Church and beyond.

Two African American Studies students — an alumna and a senior — are participating in their dream internships this summer.
The African American Studies program is hosting the "Team of One" panel discussion on Thursday, February 16, 2017, at 6pm in the Hill Student Center Alumni Theater. Alumni of G.W. Carver High School during the late 60s will talk about their experiences attending the high school during the segregation era.
The African American Studies program & the Office of Equity & Diversity are hosting a hip-hop panel titled "Message in the Music: Hip Hop Generational Soundtracks."
The UAB African American Studies Program presents poet, musician, activist, and arts educator Sharrif Simmons on October 4, 2016 at 6:30 p.m. in the Alumni Theater of the Hill Student Center.
You are invited to join Carlon Harris, African American Studies honors student, and a panel of experts for a viewing of Harris' documentary on human sex trafficking and a follow-up discussion of what law enforcement is doing to prevent the problem and resources that are available for survivors.
UAB will host an international colloquium and a K-12 Spanish teacher workshop on runaway slave communities in Latin America.
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.
Dr. Brian Pillay, Professor of Engineering and native of South Africa, discussed June 16 Soweto Day and its significance on its 40th anniversary at an organizational meeting of the UAB Pan African Student Coalition.
Laura King, a junior history major and African American studies and sociology minor, first contacted James Meredith and his wife, whom she met at a book signing, about visiting UAB.
Carlon Harris, a senior African American Studies major and Honors Program student, was one of several UAB students selected to attend the 21st Black Solidarity Conference at Yale University in February. He was also recently interviewed on Birmingham’s WBRC Fox 6.
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.
The UAB African American Studies program is sponsoring a film screening of "Ota Benga: A Negro Boy On Exhibition in a Monkey Cage," followed by a lecture by Director Niyi Coker and Producer Jean Bodon. It takes place on Wednesday, March 9, at 7:00 PM in the Hill Student Center Alumni Theater.
Reporters from Fox 6 News interviewed Carlon Harris for their story on human trafficking. Carlon, a senior African American Studies major and Honors Program student, is completing a documentary on human trafficking as his Honors Program Project.
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