- The Learning Environment
The Learning Environment
Latina/Latino studies is an interdisciplinary program, comprising courses that focus on various aspects of the U.S. Latina/Latino, as well as the Latin American, experience. The term Latino is inclusive of the diverse Hispanic communities in the United States, such as Chicano, Puerto Rican, Dominican, and others. The program offers only a minor (no major). The course of study combines its Latino courses with offerings from history, sociology, philosophy, anthropology, literature, and language.
About Our Facilities
The Department of Africana and American Studies is housed in 1010 Clemens Hall and has three dedicated seminar rooms. The department holds classes in centrally scheduled space throughout the campus, which includes traditional classes and lecture halls that can accommodate the program’s teaching philosophies.
About Our Faculty
The Latina/Latino Studies program has core faculty within the Department of Africana and American Studies who have distinguished themselves as scholars and teachers. Additionally, they are joined by renowned affiliated faculty from throughout the university and western New York.
Faculty List Directory
Please visit the Africana and American Studies department website for additional information about our faculty.