Rutgers, Africana Studies

The Center for Race and Ethnicity’s African Diaspora conference

A one-day conference titled “Emerging Directions in African and African-American Diaspora Studies” was organized by the Center for Race and Ethnicity, the Africana Studies Department, and other units at Rutgers as part of the 40th Anniversary celebration of the establishment of the Africana Studies Department at Rutgers. The conference brought together scholars from a variety of disciplines to reflect on the achievements of Africana Studies in creating new spaces of intellectual inquiry, as well as deliberating on the future of the field.


  • Click here for the Center for Race and Ethnicity's newsletter on the program

Course Offerings


undergraduate students

Core Faculty


40th Anniversary

40 anniversary

Important Words

  • Martin Luther King Jr.
    Martin Luther King Jr.
    "Power at its best is love implementing the demands of justice. Justice at its best is love correcting everything that stands against love."