African and African American Studies Slider Block

African and African American Studies Slider Item

Welcome!

African African American Studies (AAFS) is an innovative multidisciplinary program in the College of Liberal Arts at Wright State University offering both a major and minor, in addition to related certificates. 

Course: Hip Hop America - AFS 3990

Hip Hop America

From African American value systems and mainstream culture to attitudes towards consumerism and ethics, Hip Hop has had a widespread influence on the shape of our society. Investigate the systemic social, cultural, and economic effects of Hip Hop entertainment while also discovering the historical and psychological forces that led to the creation, growth, and current cultural status of the genre. The course will be taught by instructor John Rogers during summer 2015 B Term. For further information please see the course listing for AFS 3990-B01 or email John Rogers at john.rogers@wright.edu

African & African American Studies News

Credit worthy

Wright State 1998 graduate Joel Huxley uses his B.F.A. in painting to help him see the big picture as executive at the Wright-Patt Credit Union.
Continue reading in Wright State Newsroom

The Wright Brothers and the conquest of flight

Excerpt “They had this passion, this mission; they were obsessed to succeed,” said historian David McCullough. But though their plane is proudly displayed at the Smithsonian’s Air and Space Museum in Washington, historian David McCullough still believes the Wright Brothers …
Continue reading in Wright State Newsroom

 

Featured Video