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    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.

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    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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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...
Professor Stephanie Newell is featured in The Common Room,  a production of the Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Committee in the Yale Department of English. She talks about...
Yale faculty member Cajetan Iheka was an undergraduate in his home country of Nigeria at the height of unrest in the oil-rich Niger Delta in the 2000s. Militants were setting...