Africana Studies : Beyond Race, Class & Culture


Africana Studies : Beyond Race, Class & Culture



Edited by Seth N. Asumah & John K. Marah (College at Brockport faculty member).

Includes two chapters by John K. Marah: Helping African American minorities do well in school ; and: Teaching Africa through African literature.

"...reflects a wide variety of topics regarding Africana Studies and addresses how Africana Studies are affected by a changing global “village.” The readings contribute a critical study of African people from many different points of view, each important in their own right.

Resulting from a collaborative effort at 39th Annual Conference of the New York African Studies Association (NYASA), selected readings ... were judged by: criticality, substance, pertinence, eclecticism, and transformative conceptualizations.

... includes: Various points of view, from college administrators to social scientists to the general student population ; Shows the evolution of Africana Studies from various backgrounds and terms ; Questions the nature of Africana Studies in modern times amongst modern issues."-- Publisher



Publication Date


Publication Information

Dubuque, Iowa : Kendall Hunt, c2015.

xvi, 135 pages ; 28 cm.

The New York African Studies Association (NYASA) publication


African Studies


African & African-American Studies


Located in Drake Library at: DT19.8 .A316 2015

CONTENTS: Introduction / Seth N. Asumah and John K. Marah -- Reframing Africana Studies: Old Challenges and New Visions / Seth N. Asumah -- Race as Episteme in Africana Studies / Beth Hinderliter and Noelle Chaddock -- The Epistolary Journal in the Post-Colonial Light / Rachelann Lopp Copland -- Going Back to Tradition: Chieftaincy Making a Return / Jean Richard Severin -- The Black Panthers in Algeria, 1969-1974 / Abdeldjalil Larbi Youcef -- Mao Zedong Revisited Political Thought: Any Lessons for Current Africa-Asia Relations? / Tukumbi Lumba-Kasongo -- Helping African American Minorities Do Well in School / John Karefah Marah -- Women’s Rights within the Traditional System in Ghana / Jean Richard Severin -- Africans Say “Tribe” : Identity (ies) in Daily Life / Phyllis A. Puffer -- Teaching Africa through African Literature / John Karefah Marah.

Africana Studies : Beyond Race, Class & Culture