Africana Studies is located in Oscar Ritchie Hall. In 2008, the entire interior of the building was completely rebuilt with the exception of the theatre, which was already renovated.

The entire interior was removed and a new floor plan was designed to meet today's modern needs.

Oscar Ritchie Hall

Oscar Ritchie Hall is the hub of academic life for African-Americans and other students at Kent State.

  • Student-friendly and student-centered
  • Comfortable. Access student lounges and meeting spaces; lecture halls, classrooms
  • The Center of Pan-African Culture
    • African Community Theatre
    • Institute for African-American Affairs
    • Uumbaji Art Gallery
    • Darkroom

Request space in Oscar Ritchie Hall

For questions about your request for space in Oscar Ritchie Hall you must contact University Events and Conference Services Office at 330-672-3202 or toscheduling@kent.edu.