The African American Studies Department is searching to fill 2 full-time, Non-Tenure Track faculty lines for the 2014-2015 academic year.  The application deadline is February 15, 2014. 1. African Cultural History and Literature (Non-Tenure Track Position) Assistant Professor (Teaching/Instructional) in African American Studies at Temple University The successful candidate will hold a doctoral degree in African American Studies,.. read more →

Nelson Mandela is an Ancestor

December 10, 2013

Africa has lost one of its greatest sons. On December 5, 2013, Nelson Mandela went home to the Ancestral World. The world is lighter today and the African ancestral world is heavier. Some people pass away and it takes time to assess their histories; others pass away and you know by their works that they.. read more →

October 17th Conference at Temple University celebrates the achievements of the field of African American Studies PHILADELPHIA.  Temple University’s Department of African American Studies will celebrate its 25th anniversary of offering the doctorate degree with a conference of outstanding alumni in October and a yearlong intellectual conversation in the discipline with numerous national and international scholars.  The.. read more →

With support from the College of Liberal Arts, the Graduate School, the Department of Anthropology, the Department of History, and the Department of Sociology the Department of African American studies is hosting A Year in Celebration of the 25th Anniversary of the Ph.D. Program in African American Studies at Temple University speaker series. The series of.. read more →

In this Faculty Focus segment,  professor and chair of Temple’s Department of African American Studies Molefi Kete Asante commemorates the accomplishments of the faculty and students of the African American Studies Ph.D. program. Asante was instrumental in creating the doctoral program, which is celebrating its 25th anniversary this year. The program — the first of.. read more →