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Title: Black Studies @ University of Illinois at Springfield
Author(s): Laing, Tony (Editor)
Contributor(s): Alkalimat, Abdul (Series Editor)
Subject(s): Black studies Black studies - History University of Illinois at Springfield African Americans Higher education
Abstract: The creation of the formal Black studies program at the University of Illinois Springfield was established due to the political times, which included Jessie Jackson’s visit to campus as a presidential candidate. Additionally, these political times influenced a small group of black faculty at the University leading to the development of the Afro-African Thematic Sequence Activity. Unfortunately, due to low numbers of black faculty and student, a formal Black studies minor was not possible in the early 1990’s. This report outlines the history and present situation of the Department of African American studies at University of Illinois Springfield (formerly Sangamon State University), where I conducted archival research, as part of my course titled Core Problems in African American studies, as a graduate student at University of Illinois Urbana Champaign. This archival also details the history of the Black studies program at the University of Illinois Springfield.
Issue Date: 2010
Publisher: Graduate School of Library and Information Science and the Department of African American Studies. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
Series/Report: Illinois Documentary History of Black Studies. Volume 3.
Type: TextImage
Language: English
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2142/15173
Publication Status: published or submitted for publication
Date Available in IDEALS: 2010-03-11
 

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