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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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University of Houston College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences African American Studies Program will host the 41st National Council for Black Studies Conference (NCBS), March 8-12, 2017 at the Hilton Houston Post Oak. NCBS is the leading organization of Black Studies professionals in the world.

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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.