[Blackstudies-l] Fwd: MA in African & African American Studies at the University of Kansas

Emilye Crosby crosby at geneseo.edu
Thu Dec 20 10:51:27 EST 2012

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> From: Abdul Alkalimat <mcworter at ILLINOIS.EDU>
> Date: December 20, 2012 10:04:28 AM EST
> Subject: MA in African & African American Studies at the University  
> of Kansas
> Reply-To: H-NET Discussion List for African American Studies <H-AFRO-AM at H-NET.MSU.EDU 
> >
> From: slalexan at ku.edu
> The African & African American Studies Department at the University  
> of Kansas is currently accepting applications for its M. A. program <http://www2.ku.edu/~afs/graduate/index.shtml 
> >  Applications are due May 1.
> Founded in 1970, the Department of African and African-American  
> Studies seeks to educate students to function in a multicultural  
> environment and in a global community. The objective of the M.A.  
> program in African and African-American Studies at the University of  
> Kansas, which began in 2009, is to produce scholars, teachers,  
> administrators, and other professionals who have the intellectual  
> and scholarly capacity and skills to make on-going contributions to  
> the world in which they live.
> The African and African-American Studies M. A. program is designed  
> to take two years of full time study. A total of nine upper-division  
> and graduate courses, in addition to a thesis or additional course  
> work for a non-thesis option, are required for the degree -- 33  
> credit hours. There are four core courses, Introduction to Africana  
> Studies I: African-American; Introduction to Africana Studies II:  
> African; Research Methods in Africana Studies; and Seminar in  
> Africana Studies. The students are then expected to choose five  
> courses, fifteen credit hours, within their area of specialization.  
> Students are able to take six credit hours outside of the Department  
> in related course offerings including, among others: American  
> Studies, Anthropology, Art, Communications, Economics, Education,  
> English, Geography, History, Philosophy, Political Science,  
> Religion, Sociology, Theater & Film, and Women, Gender and Sexuality  
> Studies.
> For more information contact the Department of African & African- 
> American Studies at afs at ku.edu<applewebdata://B24F0DD3-96AF-4540-8958-31319AECF390/afs@ku.edu 
> >  (785) 864-3054
> or contact the Graduate Program Director Shawn Leigh Alexander at slalexan at ku.edu 
> <applewebdata://B24F0DD3-96AF-4540-8958-31319AECF390/ 
> slalexan at ku.edu>   (785) 864-5044
> For more information about the Department visit us at http://www2.ku.edu/~afs/
> --
> Shawn Leigh Alexander
> Associate Professor & Graduate Director
> African and African American Studies
> Director, Langston Hughes Center
> University of Kansas
> Tel: 785-864-5044
> Fax: 785-864-5330
> slalexan at ku.edu<mailto:slalexan at ku.edu>
> http://www.people.ku.edu/~slalexan
> http://www2.ku.edu/~afs/
> http://www2.ku.edu/~lhcaas/

Emilye Crosby
History Department
1 College Circle
Geneseo, NY 14454
(585) 245-5375
crosby at geneseo.edu

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