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Director: Arlette Miller Smith
Email: asmith@sjfc.edu
Phone: (585) 385-8212

African American Studies Minor

Why Study African American Studies at Fisher?

The minor in African American Studies offers a multidisciplinary perspective on African American life and culture. You will explore the contributions of people of African descent in every area of human endeavor and begin to understand the material circumstances of their lives.

The minor includes courses that address social, political, and economic issues confronting people of African descent, particularly those who live in the United States.

The African American Studies minor not only gives you a scholarly perspective on the lives and accomplishments of African Americans, it educates you to be a positive and productive citizen of a multicultural world.


Program Requirements

The Undergraduate Catalog contains the most current African American Studies Program Requirements.


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First Friday Lecture Set for Homecoming Weekend

First Friday Lecture Set for Homecoming Weekend

09/12/2013

Dr. Arlette Miller Smith and Dr. Rick DeJesús-Rueff will kick off the 2013-14 First Friday Lecture Series on Friday, September 27, as part of the 2013 Homecoming Weekend. The lecture will take place in Coleman Chapel in Murphy Hall at 10:00 a.m., and will include a 9:00 a.m. mass followed by breakfast. Read More

 

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