The Department of African American Studies

40 Years of Excellence in Teaching, Research, and Service

The Department of African American Studies at Northeastern University mentors intellectual leaders, develops emerging scholars, and trains global citizens who are able to explore the world from diverse perspectives in an ever increasingly global and interdisciplinary world. As a community of international and interdisciplinary scholars, practitioners, and community leaders the department aims to create and translate knowledge to meet global and societal needs.

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Master Artists-in-Residence Program

For more than 30 years the African American Master Artists-in-Residence Program (AAMARP), an adjunct of the Department African American Studies at Northeastern University has served to bring a diversity of excellence from Artists of African Heritage to the University Community. AAMARP is a vital link between the local community, national artists, a growing association of international artists, and Northeastern University.

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Don West's Portrait of Purpose