Africology and African American Studies News
Having more African American students than any other Northeastern University means Temple University’s College of Liberal Arts has more opportunities for more interesting stories. The College is proud to call Philadelphia, a majority-minority city, home. Here, we’ve highlighted some of the most exciting happenings from the students, alumni and faculty members who make the Department of Africology and African American Studies the uniquely thought-provoking and problem-solving department that it is. Read their stories below and please contact us if you have a story of your own you think we should tell.
Faithe Beadle Wants Students to Live Their Stories
A graduating Psychology and Africology and African American studies major, Faithe Beadle wrote a personal story she wasn’t expecting at the College of Liberal Arts. Now she wants other students to do the same.
Black History Conference Keynote Speaker Tells Philadelphia’s Story
UCLA’s Dr. Marcus Anthony Hunter previews his keynote talk at the College of Liberal Arts 16th Annual Underground Railroad and Black History Conference.
Africology and African American Studies Students Learn How to Discuss Racism
CLA’s Africology and African American Studies Department recently hosted Stockton University Distinguished Professor Patricia Reid-Merritt to discuss the history and future of race and racism with students.
How Junior Pamela Jackson Found a New Perspective
A geography and urban studies major and Africology and African-American studies minor, Jackson came to CLA as a transfer student. She’s made the most of her time here, connecting the lessons from her major and minor and interning in a field research role for the National Science Foundation.
Africology at 30: Success in Our Lifetime
The Journal of Black Studies produced a special edition to celebrate and assess 30 years of doctoral studies in African American studies with two editorials and four articles. View the full editorial (pdf.) titled Africology at 30: Success in Our Lifetime.