Welcome to the Department of African American Studies at Yale. The African American Studies Department examines, from numerous disciplinary perspectives, the experiences of people of African descent in Black Atlantic societies, including the United States, the Caribbean, and Latin America.
Engage with Our Ideas
“Fear of a Black-Studies Planet There’s a reason Ron DeSantis feel threatened by African American Studies,” Roderick A. Ferguson The Chronicle of Higher Education
“In their place; the heavy burden of being Black in a white spac,” Elijah Anderson the guardian.com
“Black , Bold and Queer: Celebrating the Legacy of Marlon Riggs,” Thomas Allen Harris Documentary
“Style With Soul: How The World’s Most Iconic Black Women Singers Expressed Themselves Through Fashion,” Tavia Nyong’o Vogue
“White Supermacy as Daily Pratice,” Micah Jones, Historians’ Watch
“José Muñoz, Then and There: On the afterlives of the pioneering queer theorist,” Tavia Nyong’o, thebaffler.com