News - Announcements

TED Talk Chika Ezeanya-Esiobu

Department of African Studies
Our own 2011 PhD graduate, Chika Ezeanya-Esiobu, from the African Studies Dept. at HU presents her own TED Talk. Since its release on October 9th it has already been viewed over half a million times!

Dr. Beverly Booker Ammah is the newest AFEE grant recipient!

Center for African Studies
Read about Dr. Booker Ammah's proposed project for the Academic Faculty Enhancement and Enrichment (AFEE) Program and her work this year with the Alternative Spring Break Ghana program at Howard.

Critical Language Scholarship - Applications now being accepted

U.S. Department of State
Applications are now being accepted for the U.S. Department of State’s Critical Language Scholarship (CLS) Program. The application deadline is November 15, 2017.

Apply for the Mellon Post-Doctoral Fellowship in Africana Studies and Environmental Studies

Williams College
The Program in Africana Studies and the Program in Environmental Studies at Williams College invites applications for a two-year joint post-doctoral fellowship in Africana Studies and Environmental Studies, beginning July 1, 2018.

Applications Open on Mon, Oct 23 for the Yoruba Group Project Abroad in Nigeria

Department of World Languages and Cultures, Howard University
The purpose of our program is to offer students taking Yoruba language courses in American universities a rare opportunity to learn the language and culture at an advanced level among Yoruba native speakers. The program dates are: June 15 - August 14, 2018.

Call for Papers: 2018 McGill-Queen’s Graduate Conference in History

McGill University
The History and Classics Graduate Student Association at McGill University is excited to announce that the 15th annual McGill-Queen’s Graduate Conference in History, will be taking place in Montreal on March 1-3, 2018 with the theme: “Violence and the Mind”.

Call for abstracts: 20th International Conference of Ethiopian Studies

Mekelle University, Tigray, Ethiopia
The 20th International Conference of Ethiopian Studies (ICES20) is themed “Regional and Global Ethiopia – Interconnections and Identities”. The ICES20 will be held in Mekelle town, Tigray, Ethiopia on 1-5 October 2018. Call for abstracts closes on 30 November 2017.

SUPPORT the Children's Africana Book Awards (CABA)

By purchasing a CABA Festival T-Shirt!

Payne Int’l Development Fellowship Program is Now Welcoming Applications!

U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID)
The Donald Payne International Development Fellowship Program is now accepting applications for the 2018 Donald Payne International Development Fellowship Program.

Applications are now being accepted for the Carnegie African Diaspora Fellowship Program (CADFP)

Institute of International Education
Applications are now being accepted through December 8, 2017 for the Fall 2017 competition of the Carnegie African Diaspora Fellowship Program (CADFP).