Question 1: Gregg Mitman’s film “The Land Beneath Our Feet” film won the award for Best African Film in the 2017 San Francisco Black Film Festival.


Question 2: Which Africanist was known to always give the first Africa at Noon presentation?

Jan Vansina

Question 3: UW- Madison law professor, Heinz Klug, was involved with which major historical event?

the Apartheid Movement in South Africa

Question 4: Which statements are true about The Origins Project?

Astronomers use the Southern African Large Telescope (SALT) to study the universe
Khoisan people explore the origin of the Milky Way
The Southern African Large Telescope (SALT) is the largest optical telescope in the Southern Hemisphere

Question 5: Name the artist.

Rita Mawuena Benissan

Question 6: Each year the African Studies Program’s outreach programs reach over 10,000 people.


Question 7: Aili M. Tripp’s book “Women and Politics in Uganda,” won the 2001 Victoria Schuck Award of the American Political Science Association for the best book in women and politics.


Question 8: Which of the following is NOT a language spoken by an African Studies Program staff member?

Kiswahili, Korean, French, Malagasy, Bahasa, Melayuf, Daagare

Question 9: How many African countries are represented by faculty research?


Question 10: What is the African Studies Program’s one-hour weekly lecture series called? 

Africa at noon