Faculty Directory

David Henry Anthony III
  • Title
    • Associate Professor
  • Division Humanities Division
  • Department
    • History Department
  • Affiliations Critical Race and Ethnic Studies
  • Phone
    831-459-4028 (office), 831-459-1924 (message)
  • Email
  • Fax
    831-459-1925
  • Website
  • Office Location 532 Humanities 1
  • Office Hours Fall 2017: TBD
  • Mail Stop Humanities Academic Services
  • Mailing Address
    • 1156 High Street
    • Santa Cruz CA 95064
  • Faculty Areas of Expertise Africa and African Studies, African American / Black Studies, African Diaspora, Africana Studies, Colonialism, Film, Subsaharan Africa, Jazz
  • Courses Taught HIS 30, The Making of Modern Africa; HIS 121A, African American History to 1877; HIS 121B, African American History: 1877 to the Present; HIS 137A, Africa to 1800; HIS 137B, Africa, 1800-Present; HIS 137C, African Cinema; HIS 190N, Topics in African History; HIS 190O, African American Historiography

Summary of Expertise

African Social and Cultural History With Special Reference to Eastern and Southern Africa
African American Social and Cultural History
African Cinema
African Religion
Islam in Africa
African American and Diasporic Spirituality
African and Diasporic Literature
African Music
African American Music
African American Improvisational Music and "Jazz" tradition
Christianity in Africa

Research Interests

African and African-American history, art, music, literature and cinema; eastern and southern Africa; African Languages; Indian Ocean wold; African and African American linkages; Islamic civilization; African diaspora studies; world history

Biography, Education and Training

Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison

Selected Publications

Selected Exhibitions

"A Luta Continua: African Liberation Posters from the collection of David H. Anthony," McHenry Library, UCSC, Summer 2002.

Selected Recordings

  • Enduring Questions about Diamonds, December 11th, 2006. Interview with "To The Point" on KCRW.
  • Talk of the Bay radio interview on KUSP 88.9, March 27th, 2006. Discussion behind the mystery of Max Yergan, black activist turned apartheid supporter.
  • Africa Today interview, KPFA 94.1 FM, Berkeley, January 3, 2011.
  • "Remembering John Hope Franklin," 7th Avenue Project, KUSP-FM, Sunday March 29, 2010
  • "Remembering The Life and Work of Dennis Brutus," Poetry Show, KUSP-FM

Selected Performances

Guest artist (tenor saxophone), Karlton Hester