Program in African Studies

Africa is the continent where our future will be determined. The continent boasts an abundance of both cultural and natural resources and is home to some of the fastest growing economies in the world, making Africa a fascinating place to study. 

Undergraduate students who participate in the certificate program.
Undergraduate Studies and Certificate Program

Students have an opportunity to learn more about the continent by taking courses toward a certificate, learning an African language or studying abroad.

Female professor during a lecture.
Graduate Opportunities

Attend writers' workshops and lectures where graduate students share their work. Learn about study in Africa even after graduation.

Events and Lectures

Learn more about events that explore Africa and its rich culture.

Students explore language, culture in Dar es Salaam 3:22

Upcoming Events


“Intimate Sorcery / Sorcellerie intime”

Yvan Alagbé

12:00pm - 2:00pm | 399 Julis Romo Rabinowitz Building


The 2018 Carl G. Hempel Lectures

Caldwell Titcomb, Harvard University

4:30pm - 6:00pm | McCormick Hall / Room 101 / Room 101 Lobby


African Drumming & Dance Ensemble In Concert

Olivier Tarpaga

7:00pm - 10:00pm | Taplin Auditorium in Fine Hall