AFRICAN STUDIES: A YEAR IN REVIEW

Second Annual Jan Vansina Memorial Lecture The African Studies Program hosted the second annual Jan Vansina Lecture in September 2019 to honor the legacy of Jan Vansina, one of the world’s foremost historians of Africa. Vansina played an …

POWER AFRICA PROGRAM ANALYST

Overview Opportunity in Washington, DC The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) has contracted through ZemiTek partnered with CAMRIS International, to recruit and hire a qualified individual for the following position: Title:  Power Africa Program Analyst United …

APRIL 27: COVID QUARANTINE QUIZ ANSWERS

Question 1: Africa At Noon speaker, Noah Tamarkin presented on genetic ancestry and political subjectivity in… South Africa Question 2: Which Africanists served as the directors of the African Studies Program? Philip D. Curtin Aliko …

Toyin Falola Prize

The Toyin Falola Prize is administered by the literary magazine Lunaris Review. The prize is named after and presented in honor of Toyin Falola, Nigerian historian and distinguished professor of African Studies who has published over 100 …

AFRICA IN OUR LIVES: CHRISTOPHER KIRCHGASLER

Christopher Kirchgasler is an Assistant Professor of Curriculum & Global Studies, Department of Curriculum & Instruction, University of Wisconsin-Madison. His research examines the historical and comparative qualities of schooling, particularly as they relate to notions …

AFRICA 277 TA APPLICATION SUMMER 2020

The African Studies Program is recruiting Teaching Assistants for African 277: An Introductory Survey in Summer (May 26-July 19).  This interdisciplinary course is cross-listed in African Cultural Studies, Afro-American Studies, Anthropology, Geography, History, Political Science, and …

APRIL 6: COVID QUARANTINE QUIZ ANSWERS

Question 1: Where did Africa’s first female president study? Madison Business College Question 2: What country was Linda Thomas Greenfield the ambassador of? Liberia Question 3: Which one of Crawford Young’s books won the Lubbert Prize …