The Department of Afro-American Studies stands in solidarity with the Asian American Studies Program at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

The Department of Afro-American Studies stands in solidarity with the Asian American Studies Program at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. The Asian American Studies Program Response to Anti-Asian Violence: https://asianamerican.wisc.edu/2021/03/17/response-to-anti-asian-violence/ Resources to Support Our APIDA Community: https://diversity.wisc.edu/asian-pacific-islander-desi-american-support-resources/ The …

Michael Thornton Retires!

After 30+ years at UW-Madison in the Department of Afro-American Studies, Dr. Michael Thornton is retiring. He leaves with an outstanding record of scholarly achievement, teaching excellence and service to department, the university, and the …

Statement of Solidarity

In these days of pandemic crisis, the Afro-American Studies Department stands in solidarity and community with Asian and Asian American, people both on and off campus. We abhor the xenophobia that has inaccurately and unfairly blamed these communities for the spread of the current COVID-19 virus.  As scholars of …