Chapter 2. Sustaining Africology: On the Creation and Development of a Discipline

  1. Lewis R. Gordon and
  2. Jane Anna Gordon
  1. Molefi Kete Asante

Published Online: 26 NOV 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470996645.ch2

A Companion to African-American Studies

A Companion to African-American Studies

How to Cite

Asante, M. K. (2006) Sustaining Africology: On the Creation and Development of a Discipline, in A Companion to African-American Studies (eds L. R. Gordon and J. A. Gordon), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470996645.ch2

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 26 NOV 2007
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2006

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780631235163

Online ISBN: 9780470996645

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Keywords:

  • African-American history;
  • africology;
  • development of a discipline;
  • academic revolution;
  • africana studies movement

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Origins

  • Setting the Agenda

  • A Search for Faculty

  • The General Revolution

  • Issues of Theory and Method

  • Living with Athens and Rome