Announcements/Events Listing

Monday, October 29, 2018

Join us for a evening of music, meals and mirth as we alumni mingle with students, staff and faculty in this Golden Homecoming Events. Ticket information coming soon! SAVE THE DATE!!

Monday, October 08, 2018
Visualutionaries Black Laurel Film Fest 2018

We are proud to partner with esteemed alumna Adrienne Anderson to screen selections from the Black Laurel Film Festival at SF State, McKenna Theatre from 6:15pm until...

Monday, August 27, 2018

Welcome Back!! Classes begin Monday, August 27.

Thursday, June 28, 2018

Join us for a screening of four great shorts that celebrate our shared 50 years since 1968!

Friday, May 25, 2018
Jabulani: Black Graduation

It is the time to congratulate the achievements of our outstanding graduates! 

Jabulani: The Black African Legacy Rite

 

Thursday, May 17, 2018
Sorry to Bother You screening

The film by Black Studies & Cinema alumnus Boots Riley is in theatres July 6!

Thursday, April 19, 2018
African Students in STEM
African Students in STEM – Exploring Wakanda- a Lecture and Discussion led by Dr. Kevin Njabo
 
Wednesday, April 18, 2018
Dr. Robert Smith
"From the Bayou to the Bay, From JFK to Donald Trump: Toward a Memoir of A Past That Has No Future.” Led by Dr. Robert Smith
 
Tuesday, April 17, 2018

Tuesday, April 17th, The African Student Association will host their 3rd Annual Harambe!

Tuesday, April 17, 2018
Representation Matters

Representation Matters - Black Business Students Asociation and Black Unity Center present this engaging panel from 6pm to 8pm in Library 121 on Tuesday, April 17, 2018.

Monday, April 16, 2018
Richard Oakes Multicultural Center and Black Unity Center Skill Building Workshop
 
Tuesday, April 10, 2018

Join us on Tuesday, April 10, 2018 in EP 116 at 3:30pm until 7pm for lively dialogue and poetry!

Monday, April 09, 2018
Dr. Hare and Black Studies founders and family at event in 2011

Warmest wishes to Dr. Nathan Hare— the first Chair of Black Studies! Happy Birthday! We honor you!!

Monday, April 09, 2018
Dr. Kevin Cokley

Renowned Dr. Kevin Cokley presents today’s Mbongi!! See flier for details.

Monday, April 09, 2018
a graphic of department brochure

An electronic version of our Department brochure. Registration for Fall 2019 is upon us. Meet with both faculty advisers and Student Engagement Center advisers!

Saturday, April 07, 2018

Sneak Preview is on Saturday, April 7, 2018. Rain or Shine, our campus will be ready to welcome you!

When: Saturday, April 7, 2018

Thursday, April 05, 2018

The Black Unity Center is conducting research on student engagement among students who identify as Black, African, or African American, and we are inviting you to participate.

Wednesday, April 04, 2018
MLK Vigil

Join us at Malcolm X Plaza at 7pm before the BSU meeting to engage a short program of rememberance and meditation on Dr. King’s life and legacy. We shall overcome.

Thursday, March 22, 2018
SF State poses for family dinner in Africana Studies T-Shirts

Africana studies students, staff and faculty proudly represented the dawn of the discipline and its 50 years of triumph at the 42nd National Council of Black Studies Conference this past week in At

Tuesday, March 06, 2018
50 Years of Black Studies Forward

When: March 6th from 11:00 am to 12:30 pm

Where: Library Rm 121

Monday, February 26, 2018
What Do Lawyers Do?
Thursday, February 22, 2018
Wakanda to Oakanda
Thursday, February 22, 2018
Chicken & Juice

Join Us! February 22, 2018 for Chicken & Juice. Location: Ethnic Studies/Psychology Building Room 116 Time: 12:30pm to 2pm Vegetarian and Gluten Free Options Available

Thursday, February 22, 2018
Wastewater Treatment

Wastewater Treatment is the process of turning water that is considered unusable, into usable water.

Tuesday, February 13, 2018
The Black Resource Fai

The Black Business Student Association will be hosting as Black Resource Fair

Monday, February 12, 2018
Raising The Race
Monday, February 12, 2018
Graduation Workshop

Are you ready for graduation Spring or Summer 2018?

We can help you cross the stage!

Monday, February 05, 2018
Student Financial Aid Workshop
Tuesday, January 16, 2018
graduation workshop flier cap and confetti

Are you ready for graduation Spring or Summer 2018?

We can help you cross the stage!

Friday, January 12, 2018
Afrikan Black Coalition Conference

About the Conference

Thursday, December 14, 2017
The Black Candle: Film and Discussion About Kwanzaa

The Black Unity Center will show the film, "The Black Candle" and lead a discussion about the Nguzo Saba (the seven principles of Kwanzaa).

Tuesday, December 05, 2017
Dr. Derethia Duval

Come and enjoy a workshop about you... and dealing with stress before finals get intense! Learn how to channel nervous energy for the end of the semester.

Friday, December 01, 2017
Mr. Brumfield

Join us to learn about graffiti writing culture, its ancient origins, and the state of the arts as Mr. Brumfield demonstrates on a wall in the Black Unity Center!!!

Tuesday, November 28, 2017
Analisa Brown

Do not miss Analisa Brown research findings. In Ethnic Psychology Building in room 116 on November 28th 2017.

Wednesday, October 25, 2017
The Varnado Family

The Department of Africana Studies proudly announces the generous contributions of BSU co-founder, Jerry Wayne Varnado, Esq.

Wednesday, October 18, 2017
Duane Deterville Presents "Afrifuturism"

Artist, writer, and scholar of visual culture, Duane Deterville, hosted the Black Unity Center’s event, “The Future Blackwards: Afrifuturism and Black Visual Culture” on October 3rd.

Tuesday, October 10, 2017
Make a Donation to the Africana Studies Department Today!

Make a gift donation to the Africana Studies Department today! Any amount is appreciated and it all goes back to continue to help the department thrive.

Tuesday, October 10, 2017
Apply now for the Jerry W. Varnado Scholarship!

Jerry Wayne Varnado received a BA in Economics from San Francisco State University in 1969.

Monday, October 09, 2017
*NEW* CHAIR REQUEST FORM
Sunday, October 08, 2017
It's Time for the 18th Annual Scholarship Awards!

The 18th Annual Scholarship Awards is this Sunday, October 15th!

Tuesday, October 03, 2017
The Future Blackwards: Afrifuturism and Black Visual Culture

The Black Unity Center welcomes you to attend a presentation and discussion by Duane Deterville: The Future Blackwards: Afrifuturism and Black Visual Culture 

Monday, September 18, 2017
Mbongi Talk this Tuesday featuring Dr. Dawn-Elissa Fischer and Cheryl Fischer

The Mbongi Talk, "Harlem2Tokyo" will be this Tuesday, September 19th from 11:00 am - 12:30pm.

Friday, September 08, 2017
Professors McDougal, Flannery and Flamer

Africana Studies is honored to co-sponsor the Mbongi Talks series with the new Black Unity Center at San Francisco State University! 

Friday, September 08, 2017
A photo of the Divine 9 after the event

It’s that time of year again where the National Pan Hellenic Council (also known as the Divine 9) came together to present their sorority or fraternity in a formal presentation in their

Wednesday, September 06, 2017
Right before the meeting started.

The Black Student Union held their first BSU meeting of the year on September 6, 2017 at the very top of the Cesar Chavez building.

Tuesday, September 05, 2017
Go Check Out the Black Unity Center Today!!

As a response to the demands of the Black Student Union, San Francisco State University finally opened up a Black Unity Center this past week on September 5th.