Department of African American Studies

A Message From The Chair 

Welcome! We are finally back on campus and ready for an extraordinary year. I look forward to seeing students in classes, colleagues and staff around campus—to hearing the varied sounds of this vibrant and special place... READ MORE

Tera Hunter Named Acting Chair of the Humanities Council

Tera W. Hunter, the Edwards Professor of American History and professor of African American studies, has been named Acting Chair of the Humanities Council, effective July 1, 2022. She will serve in place of 

Saran Touré receives inaugural Princeton Research Day Library Award

The awards presentation for the 7th annual Princeton Research Day concluded with Saran Touré ’22 receiving the inaugural Princeton University Library (PUL) Award.

Peter Bae, assistant university librarian for scholarly collections services, presented the award to Touré based on her use of Library research and services. Her work re…



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