News - Announcements

MSU African Studies Center is Hiring

2019-04-15
Michigan State University
Michigan State University African Studies Center is looking to hire an Outreach Assistant Director and a Project Manager.

Funding opportunity for African grad students in the U.S.

2019-03-25
Institute of International Education (IIE)
IIE is pleased to announce a competition for the Richard A. Horovitz Fund, dedicated to African artists and scholars in the humanities and social sciences.

View photos and recap from the 2019 Nankama African Dance Conference

2019-03-20
Department of Theatre Arts
The 2019 Nankama African Dance Conference (NADC) was a two-day immersion in Africana performance scholarship and African and African diaspora dance and drum workshops.

CALL FOR PAPERS: Edited book on contemporary movements around Black/African women’s bodies

2019-03-18
Department of African Studies
Current scholarship has not been able to keep up with on the ground mobilizing around Black women’s lives on the African continent or in the African Diaspora. We are seeking contributions from scholars and activists across Africa and the African Diaspora that will contribute to current conversations around African women’s bodies in Africa and in the African Diaspora.

The Application Deadline for Fulbright Teachers for Global Classrooms Program is approaching.

2019-02-27
IREX
Final week to apply! The Application Deadline for Fulbright Teachers for Global Classrooms Program is approaching on March 7th.

Yoruba Group Project Abroad Application deadline extended

2019-02-13
Department of World Languages and Cultures
Application deadline extended to February 24 for the Yoruba Group Project Abroad 2019.

Call for Proposals: 62nd Annual Meeting of the African Studies Association (ASA)

2019-02-12
African Studies Association (ASA)
The ASA has announced its call for proposals. The deadline is March 15. This year's conference will be held in Boston from Nov 21-23.

Book Release! Language in Contemporary African Cultures and Societies.

2019-02-05
Center for African Studies
Congratulations to Dr. Esther Lisanza and Dr. Leonard Muaka on the release of their book, Language in Contemporary African Cultures and Societies.

Ambassador's Distinguished Scholars Program in Ethiopia Now Accepting Applications for 2019-20

2019-02-05
Institute of International Education (iie)
IIE is pleased to announce that applications are now being accepted for the Ambassador’s Distinguished Scholars Program in Ethiopia. The program seeks U.S. citizens with terminal degrees to join the faculty of one of four Ethiopian universities to engage in primary research with doctoral students, work to publish results, teach, design curriculum, mentor students, and collaborate with faculty at their host institution. 

Book Release! Pan African Spaces: Essays on Black Transnationalism

2019-02-04
Center for African Studies
Congratulations to Dr. Msia Clark, Dr. Phiwo Mnyandu and Dr. Loy Azalia on the release of their book, Pan African Spaces: Essays on Black Transnationalism.

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