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Welcome to the Center for African Studies

A hub that supports and enhances Africa-related teaching and research.

Come to our Open House!

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Book Talk: Spear: Mandela and the Revolutionaries by Paul S. Landau

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CHAUKIDU International Conference

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Ancient Pastoralists and Ancient States

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CfAS Awarded nearly $3M Grant!

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African Languages

HU has the largest number of students studying African languages in the United States! Check out the courses at HU, study abroad programs and the HU African Language Summer Institute, teaching Amharic, Arabic, Somali, Swahili, Wolof, Yoruba and Zulu.

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