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News & Events

The Institute for African American Studies at UGA is involved in many exciting events throughout the year. See below for upcoming events and recent news.

The Institute for African American Studies has much to celebrate this fall semester! To begin, we welcome three new joint-appointed faculty to our ranks: Dr.
Danielle Obiri graduated this past Spring 2022 with degrees in African American Studies (AB) and Genetics (BS). Immediately following graduation, Danielle began medical school at the Medical College of Georgia pursuing a Doctor of Medicine (MD) degree.
The Institute for African American Studies proudly celebrates Aslean Janelle Florence, a fourth year majoring in Sociology with a minor in African American Studies, on her recent acceptance to the

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Study within African American cultural history provides a basis for understanding political, social, and economic relations throughout human history.