Welcome to Africana Studies!

We are the first Department of Black/ Africana Studies. Please see our History to find out more. This page features links to our most current announcements and events.


Events and Announcements

Serie McDougal is an Associate Professor in the Department of Africana Studies at SF State. His new book concerns research methods in Africana Studies.

Greg Tate is a pioneering figure in Black creative arts scholarship. He has published numerous books and articles concerning Black music and politics.

You are invited to the College of Ethnic Studies 44th Anniversary Celebration.

Save the Date: Sunday October 6, 2013 Noon ~ 3:00 PM


The Department of Africana Studies in the College of Ethnic Studies at San Francisco State University invites applicants for a full-time tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor to commence in August 2014.

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Afrometrics is an independent, non-partisan research organization based in Oakland, California.