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5th Annual United States Conference on African Immigrant and Refugee Health

AEIMforward Tech Services
The conference is seeking students to volunteer, present abstracts and register for the meeting.

The Chair of the Dept. of African Studies interviews on Voice of America.

Department of African Studies
Dr. Mohamed Saliou Camara, chair of the Department of African Studies at Howard University, was recently interviewed by Voice of America regarding Africa Day 2017.

Call for applications for 2018 graduate course in Côte d'Ivoire

ETH Zurich World Food System Center
ETH Zurich World Food System Center is excited to announce the call for applications for our 2018 graduate course in Côte d'Ivoire.

Applications are now open for the 2017 CfAS Summer Institute for educators

Center for African Studies
The Center for African Studies Outreach Program at Howard University is hosting a three-day summer institute for highly motivated educators interested in reading, learning, and teaching about Africa. Educators who complete the 3 day course and design a related lesson will receive a stipend of $300.00.

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 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 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 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.