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Africana Studies: Home

The critical study of the connections between historic Africa and the contemporary experiences of African diasporic people worldwide.


Use this Guide to get started researching in Africana Studies. You may also find the Guides in English & Literature, History, Music, Religious Studies or Sociology to be helpful.

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Annie Dempsey
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158-A Andrews Library
(330) 263-2154

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 During the academic year, Annie is typically available 8:00am - 5pm, M-F.  Appointment requests can be made anytime using the Research Consultation Form or by emailing