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The following interview is part of the Council on African Studies’ Alumni Spotlight series featuring graduates from both the Master’s and Bachelor’s Degrees in African...
Yasmina Martin is a third-year doctoral candidate in History with interests in twentieth century South African political movements, political exile, and gender and...
The following interview is part of the Council on African Studies’ Alumni Spotlight series featuring graduates from both the Master’s and Bachelor’s Degrees in African...
Associate Professor Cajetan Iheka is featured in The Common Room,  a production of the Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Committee in the Yale Department of English. He talks...
Distinguished Professor and author Ngũgĩ wa Thiong’o has been theorizing and practicing decolonization for decades. In his 1986 critically acclaimed book, Decolonizing...
John Campbell
On March 3, the Council on African Studies hosted career foreign service officer John Campbell, who currently serves as the Ralph Bunche senior fellow for Africa policy...