Celebrating the Ascension of AAAS

We are excited to invite you to our Ascension of AAAS. The Michigan State University Department of African American and African Studies is celebrating and commemorating AAAS being established as a Department in addition to our newly minted AAAS major, new Department space, and our Waymakers who made it possible for us to be here.

The event will be held Thursday, November 17, 2022 from 3:00 – 5:00pm on the second floor of North Kedzie Hall in room N219 (354 Farm Lane, East Lansing, MI 48824).

Please RSVP here no later than November 7, 2022

Our program features our very own AAAS students, MSU colleagues, dynamic DJ duo Wax Aesthetics and visiting guests: Cookies HOUSE of SOUL (catering), Candice Pizzo (Oracle’s Apothecary), and John H. Bennett, Jr. Endowed Professor of Creative Writing and Southern Letters at the University of South Carolina, Nikky Finney.

Bring your whole self to this event and celebrate with us!