Last Updated: Feb 6, 2013
African and African American Studies
is not limited to one subject area. Here is a short list of related Research
Guides that may help in your research.
Journalism and Electronia Media
- Last Updated Aug 10, 2012
This guide presents selected print, electronic, and Internet resources relevant for completing research in Journalism & Electronic Media at the UT Libraries.
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- Diversity Resource Guide
The University of Tennessee Libraries' Diversity Committee is dedicated to creating a more inclusive community in all realms of service grounded in respect and appreciation for individual differences.
- Office of Financial Aid and Scholarship
- Commission for Blacks
The Commission for Blacks is appointed by the Chancellor to advise on planning, implementation and evaluation of University Programs, policies, and services as they relate to Black students, faculty and staff.
- Office of Equality and Diversity
OED provides leadership, resources, and services of the University community, and acts as a support for the enhancement of diversity programs campus-wide. Second, OED fulfills an important compliance function by working with various legal mandates set out by state and federal law, and University policies as they relate to civil rights, equal employment and affirmative action.
- Black Faculty and Staff Association
1. Provide a forum for association among Black faculty, staff, and students.
2. Function as an advisory board on behalf of the entire Black UTK campus community.
3. Support and maintain the cultural traditions of persons of African descent within the context of the University of Tennessee, Knoxville.
- Black Cultural Center
In alliance with the mission of the University of Tennessee, Minority Student Affairs supports minority students by providing programs and services that holistically address the cultural, educational, and civic growth, thus contributing to their academic success, and enhancing the institutional efforts in retaining and graduating minority students for a diverse and complex world.
- Africana Studies Department
The Africana Studies Program at UTK is committed to producing and disseminating interdisciplinary knowledge about Africa, African Americans, and other African Diasporas.
Access to the University's collection of manuscripts and rare books
is available in Special Collections in the Hodges Library.
They are open 9:00 a.m - 5:30 p.m. Monday - Friday, (865)
Search the Manuscripts, which include the Alex Haley papers and the Civil Rights Collection.