News - Announcements

New Online Course: Africans in the Age of Atlantic Slavery

Center for African Studies
The Howard University Center for African Studies is pleased to offer a special session of Primary Source's online course, Africans in the Age of Atlantic Slavery, this March 2017.  Teachers of grades 8-12 are welcome to enroll in this professional development course for no fee. 

Call for Papers for Northwestern University African Studies Conference

Northwestern University
The Program of African Studies graduate student seminar (AfriSem) invites graduate student papers in the study of Africa and its communities engaging with the theme “RE...AFRICA.”

Call for Papers for Conference

Black Doctoral Network
The 2017 Black Doctoral Network Conference is inviting abstract submissions.

Faculty Job Opening at The College at Brockport

The College at Brockport, State University of New York
The College at Brockport is inviting applications for a Faculty Job Opening in African and African American Studies. 

Frederick Douglass Institutes of Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher Education are offering teaching opportunities

Kutztown University
This is a career opportunity for graduate students who might be nearing the end of their advanced degree program as well as alumni.

New African Studies Course

Department of African Studies
Check out the new graduate course: The Rising Powers? BRICS & AFRICA (AFST 271)

Youth in International Development and Foreign Affairs internship program

The United States International Council on Disabilities (USICD)
The application deadline for the Youth in International Development and Foreign Affairs internship program (Summer 2017) has been extended to January 25, 2017.

Congratulations Jevon Bryd!

Royal Air Maroc
Jevon Bryd, a Howard Masters level student of African Studies, has been granted the Royal Air Maroc scholarship.

Applications are open for the U.S. Borlaug Summer Institute on Global Food Security

U.S. Borlaug Fellows
The two-week learning program is for graduate students who are interested in developing a holistic understanding of the conceptual challenges around global food security with a focus on cross-disciplinary problem solving of real-world development challenges.

Call for Papers on Chinese and Western intervention in Africa in the 21st Century

Howard University
"The World and Africa in the 21st Century" conference, set for March 24, 2017 on the campus of Howard University, is soliciting papers that build our understanding of Chinese and Western intervention in Africa and the competition between the great powers. Send abstracts by January 31, 2017.