Afrolatinidad Studies Initiative

Past activities have included a national conference, “Representations in Afrolatinidad,” a study abroad graduate seminar to Cuba, and the “Afro-Latinx Perspectives: Race, Representation, and Society” student research exhibit.

Check the Afrolatinidad Studies Initiative News Features!


Kick Off Fall Webinar: “Performing Afrolatinidad: The Arts, Identity, and Social Justice” Thursday, Oct. 14 @ 12:15pm (EST)

Free registration through the Latinx Connect Virtual Conference

View the Conference Program  

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The Dialogues in Afrolatinidad Podcast explores history, culture, and contemporary issues in Afro-Latin America and U.S.-Afro-Latinx communities. The podcast features interviews with scholars, writers, educators, artists, and community leaders who share their passion for Afro-Latin American and Afro-Latinx Studies, the significance of their intellectual, creative, or community engagement, and resources for learning more.

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Student Internships

Academic internships (conducted virtually) are available throughout the fall, spring and summer semesters. They are typically offered in the areas of project management and production, social media/marketing, and communications/website development.Use this link to request more information.

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Transnational Dialogues in Afrolatinidad series – March webinar – featured The Pitt News. March 8, 2021

Transnational Dialogues in Afrolatinidad series – February webinar – featured in The Pitt News. February 8, 2021

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Coming Soon!

Mini-Documentary Series

NEH Transnational Dialogues in Afrolatinidad Summer 2022 Institute for College and University Teachers

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“Representations of Afrolatinidad” Conference

April 11-13, 2019

“Graduate Seminar in Afro-Latin American Studies in Cuba”

University of Havana

May, 2019

“Afro-Latinx Perspectives: Race, Representation, and Society”

Student Research Exhibit

December 3, 2019

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