You will find a transdisciplinary and cross-cultural department with an innovative and visionary curriculum. As a major you will become familiar with the central questions and debates in the field, so you focus on five geographic areas – Africa, the Caribbean, the United States, Latin America and Europe – and the links between them.
Jorett Joseph ’15 says she could not have foreseen the experiences and studies she would embrace at Hamilton College, among them an Africana studies major and grant-funded research. She expected to major in government but fell in love with Africana studies and majored in both.More >>
Denise Ghartey ’12, an Africana studies major, received one of Hamilton College’s highest honors – a Bristol Fellowship. That meant after graduation she could travel abroad to research a project she devised: “Nowhere and Everywhere: A Cross Cultural Exploration of How Multicultural Young People Explore Their Identities.”More >>
Hamilton graduates who concentrated in Africana studies are pursuing careers in a variety of fields, including: