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  • The African American Studies Minor (AASM) at University of California San Diego

Only when Lions have historians, will hunters cease being heroes. —African proverb

So Much More Than a Minor!

AASM logoThe African American Studies Minor (AASM) at the University of California San Diego is an interdisciplinary field of study in the arts, humanities and social sciences. AASM is a scholarly examination of African American life, history and culture as it has taken shape within the U.S. and helped to transform the nation.

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Faculty Director

Dennis R. Childs
Literature Building, Room 426
drchilds@ucsd.edu 

Program Coordinator

Mya D. Hines
Literature Building, Room 243 
af-amstudies@ucsd.edu
(858) 534-3856
Office Hours (Fall, Winter & Spring Quarters): 
Mondays, 1:30 p.m. to 3 p.m. in the Black Resource Center