• 2013 CPC Conference attendees with Angela Davis

    Dr. Angela Davis, with 2013 CPC Conference attendees, after her keynote speech

  • Prof. Hakim Williams

    Prof. Hakim Williams Wins the Dr. Ralph Cavaliere Endowed Teaching Award

  • 2013 CPC keynote speaker Angela Davis
  • 2013 CPC keynote speaker Angela Davis

    Dr. Angela Davis with students during the 2013 CPC Conference

  • 8th Gondwe Lecture

    Jonathan Ostar speaks at the 8th Annual Gondwe Lecture

  • Lauren Roedner curates exhibit in Special Collections

    Lauren Roedner '13 curates exhibit in Special Collections

  • Emerging Scholars discuss undergraduate research with Gettysburg College students

Africana Studies Programs

Africana Studies combines a traditional liberal arts perspective with interdisciplinary skills of investigation, analysis, and communication for students of all backgrounds.

Africana Studies offers both a major and a minor.

Find out more about our programs, explore the courses offered, and meet our faculty.

Alumni Spotlight

Jessica Marshall Jessica Marshall '11
Major: English with a Writing Concentration
Minors: Africana Studies and German

Jessica was born in Peterborough, England but has spent nearly all of her life in Connecticut. She has worked with Residence Life as an orientation Leader (Fall 2008). She has studied abroad at Rhodes University in Grahamstown, South Africa and the ASE program in Bath, England. She served as an editor-in-chief of the Accent Journal, Gettysburg's online journal for the languages. She is using her AFS minor as a way to expand upon her knowledge and love of the African culture.

60 Seconds with Prof. Thomas Jurney

Prof. Thomas Jurney discusses the Africana Studies department.

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