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    Join CAS for conversations with Nanjala Nyabola, Boukary Sawadogo and Jennifer Hart as part of the Fall 2020 Lecture Series.

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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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Cajetan Iheka
The increasing scale and scope of climate change has brought attention to the ways communities across the planet experience, conceptualize, and negotiate a variety of...
Klara Wojtkowska
Klara Wojtkowska, a graduate of the African Studies M.A. program (2013), has been awarded a Fulbright Scholar Grant to Zimbabwe. In the following interview in the Fulbrighter...
Professor Robert Harms
Robert Harms, the Henry J. Heinz Professor of History & African Studies, has been awarded the Gustav Ranis International Book Prize for best book, Land of Tears: The...
Marius Kothor, a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of History and CAS Graduate Affiliate has been awarded the Mellon International Dissertation Research Fellowship (IDRF) by...
Ahmed Mushfiq Mobarak
Niccoló F. Meriggi, an economist at the International Growth Center in Sierra Leone, and Ahmed Mushfiq Mobarak (@mushfiq_econ), a professor of economics at Yale University ...
The Council on African Studies community at Yale strongly condemns the murder of George Floyd by members of the Minneapolis Police Department, which followed the recent...
NEW HAVEN: The mightiest of nations have fallen victim to Covid-19, and many predict problems for less developed nations. Yet Africa may surprise the world in managing this...