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Guide to Africana Studies Resources

Oxford African American Studies Center

Oxford African American Studies Center  A digital compendium of historical and cultural African and African American resources. 

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Africana Research Centers

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The Hutchins Center for African and African American Research

The Hutchins Center sponsors archives, art exhibitions, conferences, lectures, new media, publications, research projects, readings, visiting fellows, and other research initiatives on the history and culture of people of African descent.

Welcome to the African American and African Studies Research Site, your information gateway for research, teaching, and learning.  Feel free to contact me for your research and classroom needs.                                                                      Leta Hendricks


Melville J. Herskovits Library of African Studies

Established in 1954, the Melville J. Herskovits Library of African Studies at Northwestern University is the largest separate Africana collection in existence. Archives, books, ephemera, manuscripts, maps, multimedia, posters, and digital media are available for research use.

The African Studies Center at the University of Pennsylvania

The Center coordinates course offerings in anthropology, demography, economics, history, language, literature, politics, religion, and sociology. The geographic interests of Penn Africanists span the continent and extend to the global African Diasporic experience.

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The Institute for Research in African-American Studies of Columbia University

The Institute, founded in 1993 by the late Dr. Manning Marable, is a scholarly research facility. The Institute sponsors lectures and programs on a variety of Africana topics and publishes "SOULS: A Critical Journal of Black Politics, Culture and Society."

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture

The Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, founded in 1905, is an archive repository for information on people of African descent worldwide. The Center preserves, collects, and provides access to materials on the global African Diasporic experience.

The Center for African American Studies (CAAS) at Princeton

The Center provides teaching and research on African-descended peoples, focusing on African-Americans. Launched in 2006, CAAS expands upon the initiatives begun by the Program in African American Studies.

W. E. B. Du Bois Research Institute

The W. E. B. Du Bois Research Institute at Harvard University was established in 1975. The Institute helps scholars conduct research in a variety of fields related to African and African American Studies.

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