The College of Arts & Sciences

What Body?

"What Body" Flyer.

This is an interactive dance and art installation presented by Davida Reid, MFA in Dance! This event is hosted by UNCG’s African American & African Diaspora Studies (AADS) and School of Dance. Join us in the Curry Building Auditorium (Rm. 225)! Free and open to the public.

Conversation with the Community

D. Noble, poet and professor of AADS will give a spoken word performance, “I Am Not Your Corpse,” a poetic reflection and intervention on state violence and racialized terror, on the tenth anniversary of Trayvon Martin’s murder. Meet us in Room 225 in the Curry Auditorium!   UNCG African American … Continued

AADS Minors meet & GREET Fair!

@ Join us in the AADS Suite in the Curry Building for out Minor Meet & Greet Fair! This event presents an incredible opportunity for students to connect with other AADS minors/majors, department faculty, and to explore a wide range of career options. Dual Majors: Sociology Psychology Anthropology Liberal & … Continued

Explore career opportunities in the College of Arts & Sciences

The College of Arts & Sciences (CAS) is the largest and most diverse academic unit at UNC Greensboro, encompassing the arts, humanities, social sciences, natural sciences, and mathematics. Explore a range of opportunities to join this hub of intellectual activity and collaboration: Program Associate – African American & African Diaspora … Continued

This summer, read a book by a UNCG faculty member

Compilation of book covers with"Books by UNCG CAS Faculty" overlayed

Are you searching for a book to read this summer – one that will test your knowledge, challenge your perspective, or offer beautiful lyrics and prose? Look no further than this list of 24 books published by faculty in the College of Arts & Sciences over the past year. Maybe … Continued

Dr. Neelofer Qadir named prestigious Career Enhancement Fellow

Dr. Neelofer Qadir, a UNC Greensboro professor of English, International and Global Studies, and African American and African Diaspora Studies, has been named a Career Enhancement Fellow by the Institute for Citizens and Scholars. The Career Enhancement Fellowship, funded by the Mellon Foundation and administered by Citizens & Scholars, seeks … Continued

A history of African American Studies at UNCG

Archival photo of two african american women

  On September 29, 2021, UNC Greensboro’s African American and African Diaspora Studies (AADS) program was presented with the Dean’s Award for the Promotion of Diversity and Inclusiveness. This annual award by UNCG’s College of Arts & Sciences recognizes initiatives, programs, or departments that exemplify a commitment to creating an … Continued

AADS professor wins prestigious Career Enhancement Fellowship

Hewan Girma

Dr. Hewan Girma, a professor of African American and African Diaspora Studies (AADS) at UNC Greensboro, has received a prestigious Career Enhancement Fellowship from The Institute for Citizens and Scholars. The award includes a $15,000 stipend for a six-month research sabbatical; a research, travel, or publication stipend (up to $1,500); … Continued

Class of 2021: Meet our Tassel-Turner

Maria turns her tassel

During the College of Arts & Sciences Commencement Ceremony on Friday, May 7, Maria Esch led the class of 2021 on stage for the official “Turning of the Tassels.” Turning of the tassels is a long-awaited milestone that signifies the moment when graduates are no longer students, but alumni of … Continued