Rosa Clemente '02 speaks at the Africana Studies Research Center
At the forefront of academic innovation while committed to activism and engagement

The Center

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.

Explore Our Spaces

Lecture room in the Africana STudies & Research Center

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.

Books in the Africana Library

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.

Upcoming Africana Events

Mar 05
Tuesday 07:00 PM

The Ants and the Grasshopper

Willard Straight Hall Theatre
Mar 14
Thursday 05:00 PM

Reading by Natasha Trethewey

Goldwin Smith Hall Hollis E. Cornell Auditorium, 132
Mar 21
Thursday 05:00 PM

Tayari Jones (ADW Professor-at-Large) keynote event

Africana Studies and Research Center Multipurpose Room
Apr 25
Thursday 12:00 PM