Center for Africana Studies
The Center for Africana Studies at Central
University develops and encourages the
study and teaching of Africa, African
Americans, and people of African descent throughout the Diaspora. The center
promotes and advances a better understanding of the African and African-American
experience among Africans in the Diaspora; expands the understanding of the ideas,
knowledge, experiences, and approaches to the study of Africa and the Diaspora;
promotes research, consultation, and community service among the CCSU faculty,
students, and scholars in the community and throughout the world about Africa
and people of African descent; provides undergraduate and graduate instruction
about Africa, African Americans, and people of African descent around the
world; educates the neighboring communities and engages them in understanding
the African experience; provides mentoring and tutoring programs for students
on campus and in the community; and develops international support systems for
students and scholars of Africana studies.
The Center for Africana Studies
sees student participation in its activities as crucial to achieve its goals.
In addition, it sees its extracurricular activities as critical both to student
and faculty development and in ensuring that the community is well informed
about Africa and Africans in the Diaspora.
For more information, contact Dr.
Warren Perry (email: Perryw@ccsu.edu; phone: 860-832-2613) or Professor Sheri
Fafunwa Ndibe (email: firstname.lastname@example.org; phone: 860-832-2646), co-directors, or
call The Center for Africana Studies, located in Marcus White, Room 008, at