The Africana Studies & Research Center extends the teaching and learning opportunities that we provide in both our undergraduate and graduate classrooms well beyond to service learning projects and community initiatives, from local to transnational contexts.
Reserve Africana Studies & Research Center Spaces/Facilities
Several spaces at the Africana Studies and Research Center are available to reserve for private events and gatherings. Explore the links below to find more details about available spaces as well as general information for visitors to the center.
The John Henrik Clarke Africana Library
The John Henrik Clarke Africana Library, also known as the Africana Library, provides a special collection focusing on the history and culture of people of African ancestry. There are more than 22,000 volumes in the collection. Explore the links below for highlights of the library's special collections and exhibitions.
- Hip Hop Collection
- President Barack Obama Visual Iconography Collection
- Samuel J. May Anti-Slavery Collection
- Def Jam at 30: The Declarations of an Independent - 1984-1985
- Early Black Women at Cornell: Part and Apart, 1890s-1930s