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Call for Papers: MESAAS Graduate Student Conference

Columbia University
Those interested in submitting a paper for the Middle Eastern, South Asian, and African Studies (MESAAS) Graduate Student Conference are requested to submit an abstract by January 2nd, 2018.

Graduate Conference in History Submissions are due December 8, 2017

McGill University
Submissions for the 15th annual McGill-Queen’s Graduate Conference in History, taking place in Montreal on March 1-3, 2018, are due on Friday, December 8, 2017.

CABA Photos are here!

Take a look at our photos from the Children’s Africana Book Awards (CABA) 2017 Dinner and Festival!

Opportunity for doctoral students to design and teach advanced 4-week courses to high school student

Freedom Summer Collegiate
Freedom Summer Collegiate is looking for doctoral students to design and teach advanced 4-week courses on anything in their area of expertise to high school students this June in Mississippi and Arkansas.

Applications are open for the Presidential Internship Program at The American University in Cairo (AUC) 

The American University in Cairo (AUC)
The Presidential Internship Program at The American University in Cairo (AUC) provides recent university graduates the opportunity to spend an academic year working at the highest levels of an international university, learn Arabic and experience life in Egypt.

FLAS Fellowships for Academic Year and Summer African language study are now available!

Center for African Studies
Apply for a Foreign Language and Area Studies (FLAS) Fellowship. There are options for Academic Year programs and Summer programs.

Call for Papers: Women and the Nigeria-Biafra War: International Conference

University of Maryland, Baltimore County
The Department of Africana Studies, University of Maryland, Baltimore County welcomes panel, paper, and poster presentations from scholars that will contribute to a better understanding of the complexity of women and gender in the Nigeria-Biafra War.

The Louis Armstrong House Museum (LAHM) Fellows Program is now open

Louis Armstrong House Museum (LAHM)
The LAHM Museum Fellows Program is a 10-month Fellowship that will begin September 1, 2018. Fellows will be awarded with a stipend of $30,000 each. The application deadline is January 31, 2018.

The Children’s Africana Book Awards (CABA) made the Washington Post

Washington Post
Read about CABA winning authors who the Washington Post highlighted on November 1st.

Spring and Summer internships with the Human Rights Watch West Africa team

Human Rights Watch
The Human Rights Watch is now soliciting applicants for our upcoming Spring and/or Summer 2018 student internship with the West Africa team, based in the Washington, DC office.