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African studies and country research what is african studies the university of pittsburgh's african studies program was established in. In addition to the traditional disciplines of literature, history, music, and politics, the african american studies minor asks students to investigate african american . Welcome to the african american studies program at the university of texas at el paso (utep) our program provides for individuals of all backgrounds a. African american studies at princeton was founded in 1969 in response to widespread student demands that african american intellectual traditions be. The interdisciplinary african and african american studies program at uca dedicates itself to teaching and researching about africa and its various diasporas,.
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