Chair of the Department of Africana Studies - University of Rhode Island
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Thursday, February 04, 2021 08:42 AM

The College of Arts and Sciences at the University of Rhode Island seeks an associate or full professor to chair the newly created Department of Africana Studies. Its predecessor, the Africana Studies program, established in the mid-1990s, has a long history of advocacy for peoples of the African diaspora. The department is home to an interdisciplinary undergraduate major and minor devoted to the study of the histories, politics, and cultures of peoples of the African diaspora. The department includes faculty with tenure homes in History, English, Political Science, Music, Art, and Art History who maintain affiliations with Africana Studies.

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