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Welcome Back from African Studies Program Outreach

To Our African Studies community,  African Studies Program Outreach would like to welcome you all to the 2021-2022 academic year! We look forward to partnering with you to continue to provide relevant recourses and support that will enrich school curricular and community …

Fall Africa at Noon Update

Every Wednesday at noon — since 1973! — African Studies Program faculty, students, and community members have gathered for AFRICA AT NOON, a one-hour weekly lecture series bringing diverse African research from scholars around the …

The 2021 Jordan Prize Winner

Justyn Huckleberry is a Ph.D. candidate in the Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies and an editor for Edge Effects online magazine. Her current research focuses on how people experience and remember conservation and extractive-industry displacement. …

Welcome Olayinka Olagbegi-Adegbite

The African Studies Program is excited to introduce Olayinka Olagbegi-Adegbite, the new Outreach Coordinator. Olayinka joins our Program from UW-Madison’s School of Education, where she recently defended her PhD. in Educational Policy Studies, with a …

Spring 2021 Africa At Noon Events

January 27 “Dimensions of Citizenship: The Case of the Democratic Republic of the Congo” Irène Tombo,  Jordan Prize Winner Political Science PhD Candidate, UW-Madison Hosted by Scott Straus February 3 “How Deliberative Designs Empower Citizens’ …