Joyce F. Kirk
Ph.D., University of WI-Madison, 1987: African and African American History
Sangomas (traditional doctors/healers), ritual and training in South Africa; Sangomas, STDS and HIV/AIDS Prevention in South Africa; African, African American women & HIV/AIDS prevention; the influence of HIV-AIDS on Families in South Africa; Rites of Passage and African American Transformation; African Americans and the Education Curriculum; African Americans in South Africa in the 20th/21st centuries
African Americans in South Africa; Rites of Passage in Black Societies; The effects of HIV/AIDS on South African society; The Nature of slavery and its impact on American society; The roles of European and African civilizations in the emergence of distinctive patterns in African American culture and society. The position, roles and concerns of women in the historical evolution of the African world. The development of social and political institutions in the African world, as well as black urban and rural patterns over time.
Africol 100: Black Reality: Survey of African-American Society
Africol 235: African Americans in South Africa
Africol 319: History of Blacks in the American City
Africol 417: Race, Class and Gender in Southern Africa
Africol 451: Rites of Passage in Black Societies
Making a Voice: African Resistance to Segregation in South Africa (Boulder: Westview Press), 1999. Hardback. January 2000, Paperback issued 2000.
"Not an Honorary White: Conducting Research in Apartheid, South Africa." Book chapter in Sisters in the Academy, ed. by Reitu Makobela et al. Herndon, VA: Stylus Publishing Co., March 2001.
"Black Americans, Pan-Africanism, and Economic Uplift in South Africa in the Nineteenth Century," in Paths Toward the Past: African Historical Essays in Honor of Jan Vansina (Atlanta, GA: African Studies Assn., Press, 1994), eds., Joseph C. Miller, et al. pp. 325-344.
"Race, Class, Liberalism and Conflict: Resistance to Segregation in Port Elizabeth, 1880-1884," International Journal of African Historical Studies, 24, 2, (1991): 293-321.
"A 'Native' Free State at Korsten: Challenge to Segregation in Port Elizabeth, South Africa, 1901-1905,” Journal of Southern African Studies, 17, 2, (June 1991): 309-336.