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Congratulations to Muhammad Fraser Rahim!

Truman National Security Project
Muhammad, a graduate student in the African Studies Department at Howard University, has been accepted into the Truman National Security Project’s membership program.

Ms. Brenda Randolph receives the 2016 ASA Public Service Award

African Studies Association
We congratulate Ms. Brenda Randolph, Outreach Director at the Center for African Studies at HU, for receiving the 2016 ASA Public Service Award!

See more photos from ASA

Center for African Studies
We have added more photos from the 2016 ASA Meeting to the Center for African Studies Flickr account.

See photos from the ASA Teachers' Workshop

Center for African Studies
The ASA Teachers' Workshop organized by the Outreach team at the Center for African Studies took place on Dec. 3, 2016.

Applications are now open for the Foreign Language and Area Studies (FLAS) Fellowships

Center for African Studies
Foreign Language and Area Studies (FLAS) Fellowship applications are now available for the 2017-18 Academic Year and 2017 Summer.

Call for Papers/Panels/Roundtables for the 2nd Kwame Nkrumah Pan-African Intellectual & Cultural Festival

2nd Kwame Nkrumah Pan-African Intellectual & Cultural Festival
The Festival is now accepting submissions for abstracts.

Call for Papers: Open Journal of Philosophy

Open Journal of Philosophy
Open Journal of Philosophy is an international academic journal, published by Scientific Research Publishing. OJPP is currently accepting papers.

Call for proposals for Indiana University's annual interdisciplinary graduate symposium

Indiana University
The Graduate Students in African Studies (GSAS) organization at Indiana University proudly presents the call for proposals for its seventh annual interdisciplinary graduate symposium, "Global Africa: Dynamic and Connective Scholarship," featuring Dr. Sean Jacobs as keynote.

Introducing the Hip Hop African Podcast

Department of African Studies, Howard University
In conjunction with our Hip Hop and Popular Culture in Africa course, we have launched a student-generated blog and podcast about hip hop culture in Africa.

Applications for the 2017 Boren Awards are now open

Boren Awards
The application for the 2017 Boren Scholarships (for undergraduates) and Boren Fellowships (for graduate students) are open now, with applications due on February 9 and January 31, 2017 respectively.