News - Announcements

Graduating senior partners with Howard alumnus to win the million-dollar grant for “Nigerian Prince” screenplay.

Howard Newsroom
"Andrew Long, who will graduate from the Cathy Hughes School of Communications with a Bachelor of Arts in media, journalism and film. He made his screenwriting debut with the recent film “Nigerian Prince,” which won a $1 million grant for “AT&T’s Untold Stories” at the Tribeca Film Festival in April 2017."

Women in Leadership: A Conversation

Women and Gender Studies Collective (WGSC)
Highlighting the profound impact of women, the "Women in Leadership: A Conversation" event showcased the diversity of Black women who are catalyzing change in their respective communities and countries. Read more in an article from the Howard Newsroom.

Call for Applications for Beyond Trafficking and Slavery Conference in Johannesburg, South Africa

Beyond Trafficking and Slavery
Beyond Trafficking and Slavery is seeking applications from early career scholars, practitioners and political activists to participate in an international conference on anti-slavery and anti-trafficking in Africa to take place in Johannesburg.

LDI Africa’s Global Fellowship Program applications are now open.

LDI Africa
LDI Africa is pleased to announce that it is accepting applications for the LDI Africa Spring 2017 Global Fellowship Program.

Call for Papers and Panels for ASAA Conference

African Studies Association of Africa (ASAA)
The 2017 Biennial Conference of ASAA invites proposals for individual paper presentations and panels.

Call for Papers and Proposals for the 48th Annual AHSA Conference

The African Heritage Studies Association
The call for papers and proposals is for the 48th Annual Conference: The Dynamics of Leadership in Economic, Political, and Social Transformation in Africa and the African Diaspora.

Launch of the Ernest E. Just –Percy L. Julian Graduate Research Assistantship

The Graduate School at Howard University
The Ernest E. Just –Percy L. Julian Graduate Research Assistantship has launched for students enrolled in programs in the Graduate School and who are or will be mentored by an HU researcher.

The podcast for African Hip Hop

Africa is a Country Blog
The blog, Africa is a Country, did an article titled "The podcast for African Hip Hop" on Howard University's Hip Hop & Popular Culture in Africa class.

Call for Applications: Peace and Security Fellowship for African Women

The African Leadership Centre (ALC)
The ALC is pleased to announce a call for applications for the Peace and Security Fellowship for African Women for 2017/2018.

Photos from UNC World View Conference at Chapel Hill.

Center for African Studies
View photos from CfAS's booth at the UNC World View Conference at Chapel Hill.