Our interdisciplinary program in African and African-American studies integrates the social sciences and humanities.
Careers & Outcomes
AAS students pursue graduate studies and professional careers at prestigious institutions and organizations.
We partner with numerous other institutes, departments, and centers from across the University.
Seyvion Scott ’19 receives the Dean Ruth A. Merrill Award
Sponsored by the “City Girls” of the Class of 1960, the Dean Ruth A. Merrill Award recognizes an undergraduate woman “who has grown up in the Greater Rochester area, is a strong advocate for the region, and participates in University and community activities that promote the overall well-being of Rochester residents.”
The 2017 Frederick Douglass Undergraduate Prize Presentations
Wednesday, May 3, 2017
Rush Rhees Library
“Say it in a Hidden Way:" A Culture of Self-Censorship and Subversion Among Journalists in Morocco
Death of a Dream: Race, Colonialism, and the Politics of Space on University Campuses in South Africa
The Frederick Douglass Institute for African and African-American Studies was established in 1986.
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