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. 

Engaging with Africa at Princeton 11:40


The Princeton African Humanities Colloquium will take place on November 16 and 17, 2020. It's designed to serve as such a platform of collaboration and discussion. The colloquium, featuring scholars from over twenty academic institutions or African digital projects, is free and open to anyone interested in Africa and/or the digital humanities.

Panelists from around the world, including the U.S., Ghana, South Africa and Cameroon, include Evelyn Fogwe Chibaka, an African digital humanities scholar who is currently working on endangered language documentation projects, who will be inaugurating the colloquium with a keynote address.

This two-day colloquium will also have an integrated digital initiative showcase and multiple panels that will discuss a range of topics including theorizing and teaching of African digital humanities, exploring the methods and sources for African digital humanities, and the writing and publishing in the African digital humanities.  




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.

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.

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