Don't wait to get the support you need! We want to help keep you on track to make the most of your time at SJSU and to graduate on time. 

Email our Undergraduate Advisor, Dr. Wendy Thompson for an advising appointment

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The Office is Open!

Welcome Back to campus! The Office of the Department of African American Studies is open: 

Monday - Thursday 9am-4pm

Closed Friday

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The Diasporic People's Writing Collective

DPWC is a great way to get involved. They meet up on a regular basis and they host speakers. See their website for more information on what they do and how to join.

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AFAM Website

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We're determined to spark new change while centering on decolonization within our communities and in our daily conversations. Join our Spartan Speaker Series and the Institute for the Study of Sport, Society and Social Change for a list of events!

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AFAM Team at Commencement
In December 2021, we got to celebrate our recent and current graduates. Congratulations to the Class of 2020 and Class of 2021!