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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…

                               
 Glenda Gilmore       Jonathan Scott      Jacqueline             Anthony Reed 
                                    Holloway              Goldsby                                                      

News

Micah Jones
May 26, 2016
Micah Jones, a joint African American Studies and History major, has won the 2016 Wrexham Prize in the Humanities.  The Department of African American Studies nominated Jones...

Events

Videos

Mon, 09/21/2015

The tragic murders of nine African American people in the Emanuel AME Church in Charleston, SC sparked outrage and the...