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African American Studies

African American Studies is a distinct academic discipline that engages Africa-centered research and teaching through an interdisciplinary approach to scholarly inquiry.

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Mayor Sylvester Turner and University of Houston alumnus is the Keynote Speaker for the African American Studies Program Annual Scholarship Banquet. May 11, 2017, 7:00 P.M at The Power Center located at 12401 S Post Oak Rd, Houston, TX 77045. Tickets are $100 and Tables are $1000.

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Study Abroad

International Studies

African American Studies at the University of Houston hosts an annual study abroad program to Ghana, West Africa with the University of Ghana, at Legon in the capital city of Accra.