Africana Studies


Announcing the Fisher Center Spring Series

Ivanchikova Alla 00019The Fisher Center for the Study of Gender and Justice continues its 2019-20 exploration of the theme, “The Drowned World: Water, Politics, and the Future,” with speakers and events throughout the…
 More >>

Exploring Identity in First-Year Seminars

Campus Fall Photos-00502BFirst-year students at Hobart and William Smith are examining the complex nature of identity through the lenses of race, privilege, personal experience and national character. At HWS, the First-Year Seminar…
 More >>

Stephens ’00 Making a Difference

Stephens HasanIn the backyard of many Syracuse homes, Hasan Stephens ’00 is making a difference through his work as executive director of Good Life Youth Foundation, an organization that he started…
 More >>

Dunn Publishes New Edition of Inside African Politics

Dunn Kevin Class-00029This summer marked the release of the second edition of Inside African Politics, coauthored by Kevin Dunn, the Donald R. Harter ’39 Professor of the Humanities and Social Sciences at…
 More >>

Payne ’73 Headlines Career Journeys, Africana Studies Reception

Payne KayDuring Homecoming and Family Weekend 2019, Dr. Kay Payne ’73, professor emerita at Howard University’s Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, returned to campus to share her experience with students…
 More >>

Africana Studies News >>

Student Profile


Preparing Students to Lead Lives of Consequence.



Hobart and William Smith Colleges
Geneva, NY 14456
(315) 781-3000

Campus Map
Contact the Colleges


Preparing Students to Lead Lives of Consequence.