Interdisciplinary Program

African American Studies is a vibrant and dynamic discipline that creates new knowledge about the world and human existence through the critical and comprehensive study of the peoples, cultures, and ideas of Africa and the African diaspora. African American Studies at Wake Forest University distinguishes its approach to the discipline by its unique focus on the cultures, knowledges, and expressions of African descended people in the southern United States and their global reverberations.

The mission of African American Studies at Wake Forest University is to cultivate, nurture, and support signature intellectual contributions to the discipline of African American Studies, critical interdisciplinary scholarship, and human knowledge and understanding through the critical and comprehensive study of the cultures, experiences, expressions, and ideas of African descended people in the United States and in the African diaspora. African American Studies at Wake Forest University offers major and minor programs that leverage the unique intellectual and institutional strengths of the University.

Contact Information

The Program in African American Studies
Tribble Hall B207
Phone: 336-758-4728