Welcome to the Africana Studies Program

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The Africana Studies Program (previously the Ethnic Studies Program) offers an interdisciplinary curriculum that contains cross-cultural courses about the experiences of African peoples all over the world, American Indians in the United States, and other ethnic groups in American society.

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General Catalogs
Africana Studies Program description and objectives, career opportunities, degree requirements, course descriptions.

Schedule of Courses
Current and upcoming course offerings - available through the Fresno State Web Portal

Contact Information

Dr. De Anna Reese, Program Coordinator
Paulette Morrow, Administrative Support Coordinator
Science Building, Room 182
Phone: 559.278.2832

Mailing Address: 2555 E. San Ramon M/S SB 69
Fresno CA 93740-8034
Phone: 559.278.2832
Fax: 559.278.7268
Email: dreese@csufresno.edu

Upcoming Events

Fresno State/Gunnar Myrdal Lecture Series Presents Dr. Clayborne Carson. "Martin Luther King, Jr. and the Ongoing struggle for Freedom" February 11, 2016 from 6:00pm-7:30pm in the Peters Educational Center Auditorium. 

The Africana Studies Program and the Jewish Studies Certificate Program Present Bridging the Divide: Tom Bradley and the Politics of Race. 
Discussant: Caitlin Parker
Thursday, February 18, 2016 from 6:00pm-9:30pm in Engineering East 191. 

The Africana STudies Program presents "President Obama & Black Lives Matter: Smashing Post Racial Myths" 

Panel & discussion about President Obama's second term and last year in the White House. 
Tuesday, February 23rd 2016 from 6:00pm-8:00pm in the Peter's building room 191. 

The 22nd Annual College of Social Sciences Convocation will be held May 20, 2016.  Please visit the College of Social Sciences website: http://www.fresnostate.edu/socialsciences/news/index.html  in Spring 2016 for more information.