News - Announcements

Become a member of The Islam in Africa Studies Group (IASG)

2017-09-11
African Studies Association (ASA)
A new coordinating organization has formed under the African Studies Association (ASA) – with the name The Islam in Africa Studies Group (IASG). 

GEEO Spring Break for Educators in Morocco

2017-09-08
Global Exploration for Educators Organization
GEEO is working with two outstanding universities on two Morocco Spring break departures. Perfect for travelers looking for a fast-paced trip, this short but sweet adventure offers up a great combination of Morocco’s must-see highlights and a little free time to explore on your own.

Africana Studies Open Rank Position in West African History

2017-08-31
Department of Africana Studies at the University of Pennsylvania
The Department of Africana Studies at the University of Pennsylvania is seeking to fill an open rank position in West African History in the coming year.

Call for Papers for the African Studies and Research Forum at the University of West Georgia

2017-08-28
University of West Georgia
This 22nd Annual Conference of the African Studies and Research Forum (ASRF) invites participants to present papers on ways to build a new Africa...

Call for Papers for Conference at HU: Islam and the Black American

2017-08-25
Howard University Office of the Dean of the Chapel
This conference is currently seeking papers from Howard undergraduates and graduate students. Submit abstracts (500 words) by September 1st.

The Rangel Fellowship is now accepting applications for our 2018 cohort!

2017-08-21
Rangel International Affairs Graduate Fellowship Program
Rangel International Affairs Graduate Fellowship Program provides support for individuals interested in careers in the Foreign Service or the U.S. Department of State. Learn more and apply.

See photos from the 2017 CfAS Summer Institute for Educators!

2017-08-15
Center for African Studies
In August, the Center for African Studies Outreach Program at Howard University hosted a three-day summer institute for highly motivated educators interested in reading, learning, and teaching about Africa. Check out the photos from the Institute.

See photos from the 2017 CfAS Summer Institute for Educators!

2017-08-15
Center for African Studies
In August, the Center for African Studies Outreach Program at Howard University hosted a three-day summer institute for highly motivated educators interested in reading, learning, and teaching about Africa. Check out the photos from the Institute.

FY2018 Immigrant Justice Legal Services Grant - Accepting grant applications

2017-08-09
DC Mayor’s Office on African Affairs (MOAA)
The Executive Office of the Mayor is soliciting grant applications from qualified private organizations, Community-Based Organizations (CBOs), and partnerships serving the District of Columbia’s population for its FY 2018 Immigrant Justice Legal Services Grant Program (IJLS).

FY2018 African Community Grant - Accepting grant applications

2017-08-09
DC 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 of Columbia’s African constituents [residents and/or business owners] - for its FY 2018 African Community Grant. The grant is intended to fund programs that provide targeted services and resources to the District’s African residents in areas of need in the community.

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