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African American Studies: 50 Years at the University of Florida

African American Studies: 50 Years at the University of Florida

Edited by Jacob U’Mofe Gordon and Paul Ortiz


African American Studies: 50 Years at the University of Florida provides an impactful overview of the history of African American Studies at the University of Florida. Chapters are based on papers presented at the 50th Anniversary Commemoration of the African American Studies Program at the University of Florida. In addition to providing a comprehensive history of African American Studies at the University of Florida, the book also documents the research of Black faculty at UF; examines how students, faculty, and staff involved with African American Studies practice community engagement and service; contains testimonies from community elders; and includes reflections by and about prominent UF alumni such as Judge Stephan Mickle and Dr. David Horne.

African American Studies: 50 Years at the University of Florida presents readers with a valuable opportunity to reflect on the past, celebrate the present, and plan for the future of African American Studies, at the University of Florida and beyond.

African American Studies: 50 Years at the University of Florida is freely available at https://ufl.pb.unizin.org/africanamericanstudies/. The book is also available for purchase in print.


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