February 13, 2023

Dr. Kamesha Spates: North Central Sociological Association's Scholarly Achievement Award Recipient

Dr. Kamesha Spates has recently co-authored “Repertoire of Resilience: Black Women’s Social Resistance to Suicide” with Dr. Brittany Slatton. The article was selected among a large pool of...

February 13, 2023

Dr. Michele Reid-Vazquez receives 2023 Creating a Just Community Award

The Creating a Just Community Award debuted in 2014. It recognizes Pitt faculty and staff members who have made outstanding efforts to create a more just, equitable, and inclusive University...

October 11, 2022

Welcoming Dr. Kamesha Spates


In January 2023, Dr. Kamesha Spates will join the Department of Africana...

October 11, 2022

CONGRATULATIONS Dr. Amanda Boston selected to receive the Dr. Larry E. Davis Emerging Scholar Award

Dr. Boston was selected to receive the Dr. Larry E. Davis Emerging Scholar Award. This award recognizes the tremendous success she has already experienced as a new...

October 11, 2022

Dr. Christel Temple named Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Black Studies

For the last half of a century, the Journal of Black Studies has been the leading source for dynamic, innovative, and creative research on the Black experience. Poised to remain at the...

April 26, 2022

Africana Studies Co-sponsors "Archiving Your Family Collections: African Genealogy Workshop" by Heinz History Center

Virtual Event - Registration $10.00

Saturday, May 7th, 2022 from 10:00 AM - 12:30 PM