• 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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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,...
Kiarie Wa’Njogu’s new book, Urbanization, Youth Languages and Technological Innovations in Africa (2022) was launched after World Kiswahili Language Day on July 7, 2022....
PISCATAWAY, New Jersey, 3 October 2022 – The African Studies Association is honored to announce its annual awards heralding some of the most prominent contributions to the...
Stephanie Newell
Stephanie Newell, whose research focuses on media audiences in colonial West Africa and creative writing, with a focus on local print cultures, has been appointed the George...
Teferi Adem
Council on African Studies faculty affiliate, Teferi Abate Adem, has received a 2022-2023 Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program award in anthropology from the U.S. Department of...