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Welcome to the Black Studies Department. The Department is delighted that you have shown interest in learning more about Black Studies at Northwestern, and possibly signing up to be a major or minor. On these pages you will find helpful information about the field of Black Studies, our departmental philosophy, the requirements for the major and minor, the courses we offer in the Department, information about advising, and many helpful links to related resources at Northwestern. We also encourage you to explore the Events page, where you can see what's coming up in the Department. Finally, we're also on Instagram and Twitter, where students can announce other events and give feedback on departmental programming. If you'd rather talk to someone as opposed to pointing and clicking, the faculty members of the Undergraduate Affairs Committee listed below are available in their office hours to hear what you're interested in, and talk more about what the Department has to offer. We look forward to seeing you in classes and events, or working with you in the major or minor.

Professor Barnor Hesse
Director of Undergraduate Studies