SPRINGFIELD , Ohio – Wittenberg University Associate Professor of English and Director of Africana Studies Carmiele Wilkerson strives to help students develop social consciences concerning conditions of poverty, socio-economic differences and racism. She will take her message to the Springfield community as the keynote speaker at the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) Freedom Fund Dinner at 7 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 1, at the Clark State Community College Library Resources building in Springfield, Ohio.
Springfield, Ohio — Harriet Kamakil, Wittenberg University class of 2010 from Dayton, Ohio, spent six years living and working in some of the most unforgiving terrains in Africa. In these most desolate regions, she worked among millions of people displaced by violence and living in refugee camps, helping them seek asylum or to reunite with their families, oftentimes in the United States.
Speaking before a capacity crowd in Wittenberg University’s historic Weaver Chapel, poet, educator and essayist Elizabeth Alexander discussed the impact of Martin Luther King in a thoughtful and reflective keynote address for the Witt Series-sponsored Martin Luther King Jr. Day Commemorative Convocation.
A minimum of 22 semester hours is required for the minor, 10 of which must be at the 200 or higher course level, with at least 4 semester hours in the social sciences, 4 semester hours in history, and 4 semester hours in literature. Courses should be chosen in consultation with the minor advisor and the Program Advisory Committee.
201C/H. Introduction to African and Diaspora Studies. 4 semester hours.
Introduction to the discipline of African and Diaspora Studies. Focus on the history (political, economic, psychological, artistic, and cultural) of people of African descent. Every year. No prerequisite.
270. Topics in African and Diaspora Studies 2-4 semester hours.
Topical approach to specific themes in African, African-American, and African Diasporic studies. Some sections may be writing intensive. May be repeated for credit.