Frederick Douglass

Welcome to the African American Studies Program at Mississippi State University. Students from all disciplines are warmly invited to take full advantage of the courses, colloquia, film series, and other programs we offer throughout the year. Our courses and programs offer students the opportunity to expand their knowledge, worldview, and perspectives about African Americans particularly, as well as African peoples in the diaspora. The program offers courses leading to a minor in African American Studies.


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2015 Schedule

  • March 21, 2015 - June 20, 2015

    The Shared Treasures of Bernard & Shirley Kinsey: Where Art, Literature, and History Intersect

    An exhibit of authentic and rare art, artifacts, books and documents that tell the untold story of African American achievements. Sponsored by the Mississippi State University Libraries and the MSU African American Studies Program. Location: Mitchell Memorial Library, 3rd Floor, John Grisham Room. For more information, visit The Kinsey Exhibit

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