News - Announcements

Congratulations to Gessie Belizaire!

2018-06-22
Gessie Belizaire, a M.A. graduate from the Department of African Studies at Howard University, published her work "Unmet Potential". Through a historical perspective, the book tells the story and the struggle for survival of two developing nations, Haiti and French Guinea.

Internship: The Office of Barack and Michelle Obama

2018-06-22
The Office of Barack and Michelle Obama
The Office of Barack and Michelle Obama is launching a fourteen-week Fall 2018 Internship Program in Washington, D.C., from September through December. The application deadline is Thursday, June 28.

Job Opening: Curatorial Assistant

2018-06-20
National Museum of African American History and Culture (NMAAHC)
The National Museum of African American History and Culture (NMAAHC) is seeking a curatorial assistant for a full-time contract position starting in August 2018. Submissions are due by 1pm June 29.

MOAA is soliciting grant applications from Community-Based Organizations for its FY19 African Community Grant.

2018-06-11
DC's Mayor’s Office on African Affairs (MOAA)
The Mayor’s Office on African Affairs (MOAA) is soliciting grant applications from qualified Community-Based Organizations (CBOs) serving the District’s African constituents for its FY19 African Community Grant. Submission Deadline: Friday, July 6, 2018

Congratulations to Bathsheba Bryant-Tarpeh!

2018-06-06
Center for African Studies
Congratulations to Bathsheba F. Bryant-Tarpeh on becoming a Mellon ACLS Public Fellow!

Carnegie African Diaspora Fellowship Program - Now Accepting Applications

2018-06-04
Institute of International Education (IIE)
The Carnegie African Diaspora Fellowship Program is now accepting applications for the Spring 2018 Competition. The deadline is July 6, 2018.

Call for Papers: Conference on human rights, securitisation and counter-terrorism in Africa

2018-05-11
University of Ghana
The Centre for Human Rights, University of Pretoria and the School of Law, University of Ghana, Legon, in collaboration with the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) are pleased to announce a one-day conference on human rights, securitisation and counter-terrorism in Africa and hereby invite proposals for papers.

Deadline for FLAS Fellowships has been extended!

2018-01-12
Center for African Studies
Foreign Language and Area Studies (FLAS) Fellowships Application Deadline has been extended to Thursday, February 15, 2018.

Yoruba Studies Position Available at the University of Texas at Austin

2018-01-11
University of Texas at Austin
The Department of African and African Diaspora Studies at UT Austin invites applicants for a tenured or tenure-track position at any rank to start Fall 2018 whose scholarship focuses on Yoruba Studies and draws on critical theories in the intersectionality of race, gender, class, and sexuality.

Applications for the 2018 West African Research Association (WARA) Fellowship competition are now open!

2018-01-09
West African Research Association
The submission deadline for the WARA Fellowships is February 1, 2018.

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