The Department of Pan-African Studies has many activities involving the arts and our community. For more information, see a faculty representative or one of the following pages:
Center of Pan-African Culture (CPAC)
The Center of Pan-African Culture is the programming arm of the Department of Pan African Studies, and exists to:
- Promote the cultural traditions of African peoples as well as people of African descent living the the global African Disapora.
- be the personal and intellectual development of its students.
- "Inform students of their need to address the development of themselves, their institutions and their communities."-- Dr. Crosby
Communication Skills and Arts (CSA)
College Writing classes may be taken in the Communication Skills and Arts program. This is a joint program offered by the English department. These courses are neither required for, nor restricted to African American students; they are open to anyone.
Institute for African American Affairs (IAAA)
Created to address the concerns about the lack of courses and research agendas which were about or spoke to African American students and their particular histories, also known as IAAA,
Uumbaji Art Gallery
The Uumbaji Art Gallery is a space dedicated to examining themes about global African and its diasporas, social justice and other issues facing Peoples of Color.
The Department of Pan-African Studies is also affiliated with the following organizations:
National Council of Black Studies
West African Research Association