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Welcome to the Department of African American Studies at Yale.  Select a category below to learn more about our academic programs:

THE COMBINED PhD  •  THE UNDERGRADUATE MAJOR 
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 NEW BOOKS from Yale AFAM STUDIES…

                                  
 Jonathan Scott      Jacqueline             Anthony Reed             Elizabeth Alexander 
 Holloway             Goldsby                                                      

News

May 19, 2015
Arresting Citizenship: The Democratic Consequences of American Crime Control by Vesla M. Weaver and Amy E. Lerman has received the American Political Science Association...

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Videos

Sun, 11/16/2014

Vesla Weaver discusses her newest book, Arresting Citizenship, which explores the effects of increasing punishment and...