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Applications for the 2019 WARA Fellowship competition open today, November 1st! 

West African Research Association (WARA)
WARA provides fellowships to scholars of Africa who would like to conduct research in West Africa. . The application deadline is February 1st, 2019.

Experiences from the Amharic Study Abroad Program

Department of World Languages and Cultures
Check out the experiences of Foreign Language and Area Studies (FLAS) fellows during the Amharic Study Abroad Program Summer 2018.

Career Opportunity: African American Studies Professor

Oxford College of Emory University
Oxford College of Emory University, in concert with Emory College of Arts and Sciences, seeks to appoint an Asa Griggs Candler African American Studies Professor to its faculty beginning in fall 2019.

Call for Papers: The Nankama African Dance Conference

Howard University Department of Theatre and Dance.
The Nankama African Dance Conference is a two day symposium sponsored by Howard's Department of Theatre and Dance. The event will occur February 9 and 10, 2019. 

Boren Awards: Language Study & Research Abroad

Boren Awards
The African Flagship Languages Initiative (AFLI) offers Boren Scholarship applicants the opportunity for intensive language study through domestic and overseas language programs in Akan/Twi, French, Portuguese, Swahili, Wolof, or Zulu.

Job Opening: Assistant Professor in Anthropology & Sociology - Subsaharan African Studies Program

El Colegio de México
The Center for Asian and African Studies (CEAA) at El Colegio de México invites applications for a full-time tenure-track position at the assistant professor level in Anthropology or Sociology, focused on sub-Saharan Africa with preference in West and/or Central Africa.

Apply for a WARA Fellowship!

West African Research Association (WARA)
WARA provides fellowships to African scholars.

Study Abroad - Travel to Senegal, Italy, and France with a leading voice in Black Studies

School for International Training
This is an exciting program that SIT has developed with Morehouse to look at the question of blackness in Africa and Europe with a strong focus on Senegal, Italy, and France. There are several scholarships and grants available. Credits are usually accepted at Howard.

Call for Papers: 18th Annual Sequels Symposium

The University of Texas at Austin
The call for papers for the 18th annual Sequels Symposium is hosted by the Ethnic and Third World Literatures (E3W) graduate concentration in the Department of English at UT Austin. This year’s symposium, "Fugitive Futures: Graduate Students of Color Un-Settling the University," will take place February 28 to March 2, 2019.

Critical Language Scholarship Application now open!

U.S. Department of State’s Critical Language Scholarship (CLS) Program
The CLS Program is a fully-funded intensive overseas language and cultural immersion program for U.S. undergraduate and graduate students. Students spend eight to ten weeks abroad studying one of 15 critical languages: Arabic, Azerbaijani, Bangla, Chinese, Hindi, Indonesian, Japanese, Korean, Persian, Portuguese, Punjabi, Russian, Swahili, Turkish, and Urdu.