Africana Studies | Albright College

Africana Studies

Study the histories, cultural practices, beliefs and experiences of the peoples of Africa and of the African Diaspora.

Students pursuing Albright’s Africana Studies minor will gain knowledge and skills necessary to study and understand Africa’s peoples and diasporas, across time and space.

Become familiar with descriptive, critical, representational and analytical study approaches while exploring a curriculum that reaches across many fields, such as anthropology, arts, education, film studies, history, literature, philosophy, political science, psychology, religious studies, sociology, economics and business.

Contact: Prof. Adam John

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Adam John, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of French and Spanish
610-921-7699
ajohn@albright.edu

  • One introductory course from HIS 211 “African History” or PHI 218 “African Philosophy” (other introductory courses may be approved by the program coordinators)
  • Three Africana studies content courses from at least two disciplines.
  • One 300- or 400-level advanced course that involves studying in depth an Africana topic or author.