Welcome to African and African Diaspora Studies
Study the the history, culture, and politics of Africans and African-descended peoples in a global, interdisciplinary perspective. A program for all BC students and Boston's local Black communities to connect, explore and further African legacies around the world.
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Fellowship and Scholarship Opportunities
The AADS Program offers a dissertation fellowship opportunity for applicants pursuing innovative, preferably interdisciplinary, projects in dialogue with critical issues and trends within the field.Dissertation Fellowship
Recognizes a Boston College junior who has demonstrated superior academic achievement, extracurricular leadership, community service, and involvement with the African American community and African American issues both on and off campus.Martin Luther King Scholarship
Connect with us on Social Media
Join other students, faculty, staff, and alumni on our social media pages 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.