Africana studies is dedicated to discovery and scholarly reflection on the diverse cultures, economic systems, and histories of Africa and African Diaspora communities.

Professors of African studies, history, art, economics, international affairs, religion, and other disciplines contribute to an interdisciplinary program that encourages a multicultural world view.


Africana Studies Welcomes New Faculty Member

AFS at Lafayette College is pleased to welcome Visiting Professor V.N. Trinh from Yale! Professor Trinh will be teaching two new courses this coming Spring semester: AFS 270 An American Century Across the Pacific and AFS 245 Race Policing and Justice in U.S. Cities.


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Wendy Wilson-Fall
210 Oechsle Center for Global Education