• Promoting Study of African Languages

    The Program in African Languages offers regular courses in a few major African languages including Swahili, Yoruba and Zulu, taught at Beginning, Intermediate and Advanced levels.

  • African women

    Commitment to interdisciplinary research and study of Africa

    The Council fosters an academic environment where students and faculty seek novel approaches to issues in African studies through joint endeavors across institutions at Yale, regionally, nationally and internationally.

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Sculpture of three figures carved by Moshood Olúsomo Bámigbóyè
On September 15, an enthusiastic crowd of Yale students, faculty, and New Haven community members gathered in front of the Yale University Art Gallery (YUAG) to the...
New York, NY – 7 December 2022 – The Modern Language Association of America today announced it is awarding its thirtieth annual Aldo and Jeanne Scaglione Prize for French and...
East Africa is the cradle of humankind, yet the pursuit of this knowledge has largely been the preserve of western scientists since colonial times. With support from the Belo...
“PISCATAWAY, New Jersey, 30 November 2022 – The African Studies Association is honored to announce its annual awards heralding some of the most prominent contributions to the...
Catherine Chantre, a 2nd year PhD student in the department of Epidemiology of Microbial Diseases at the Yale School of Public Health, received the Council on African...
“Bamigboye, Nigeria’s Tour-de-Force Sculptor, Claims His Fame in the World   NEW HAVEN, Conn. — There’s a mountain range rising in the middle of Yale University Art Gallery,...