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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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IN DEPTH with Gerald Horne
Sunday, October 2nd, Noon-3pm ET

Author and historian Gerald Horne will be taking questions about his work from Noon-3pm ET on Sunday, October 2nd. Viewers can participate by calling or texting in during the program or by sending in questions via e-mail (, Twitter (@BookTV), and Facebook (

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.