Welcome to African and African Diaspora Studies

AADS's mission is to introduce histories, cultures, and experiences of African descended peoples to the widest range of students; to support serious academic research on Africa and the African Diaspora; to give African descended students and their peers opportunities to examine the depth and breadth of African legacies on this continent and in all parts of our world; to link local Black communities more closely with BC; and to project the significance of realities of people of African descent to the intellectual life of BC and larger communities.

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Join other students, faculty, staff, and alumni on our Facebook page to continue the discussion about the deep roots and diverse routes that have shaped African and African-descended peoples and continue to inform their lives today.

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Voices of Imani

This student-based group's repertoire includes the breadth of musical expression in the black worship experience—spirituals, traditional gospel, contemporary gospel, as well as music of the European tradition.

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