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Stanford's African and African-American Studies moves closer to becoming a department

8 days ago   |   By Stanford

At a wide-ranging Campus Conversation about the university's racial justice initiatives, Provost Persis Drell announced that a committee will be formed to develop the details of making Stanford's Program in African and African American Studies a department.
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