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2022 Hecht Award Winners: Project leaders from left, Jeannette Ickovics, Kaveh Khoshnood and Carol Oladele.
Projects examining climate change and urban health, substance use disorder and mental health, and the relationship between food insecurity and hypertension have been selected...
Council on African Studies Program Coordinator Norah Langat at ASAA 2022 Conference
The Council on African Studies (CAS) and the Fox International Fellowship participated in the African Studies of Africa Association’s (ASAA) biennial conference, which took...
The Council on African Studies congratulates four of its graduate affiliates on accepting tenure track positions at universities across the US. The affiliates, Doyle Calhoun...
Left to right, front row: Woo-kyoung Ahn, winner of the Lex Hixon ’63 Prize; Karin Roffman, senior lecturer in humanities, a co-winner of the Richard H. Brodhead ’68 Prize; Quan Tran, co-winner of the Richard H. Brodhead ’68 Prize; Stephanie Newell, winner of the Sidonie Miskimin Clauss Prize; and Tamar Gendler, dean of FAS. Back row: Jeffrey Brock, dean of the School of Engineering and dean of science for FAS; Kenneth Winkler, winner of the Harwood F. Byrnes/Richard B. Sewall Teaching Prize; Marla Geha, wi
“Stephanie Newell, Professor of English and interim chair, Council on African Studies, your students are dazzled by your ability to challenge them, intellectually and...
Africa business conferences, often run by MBA students at business schools, are phenomenal networking events. In recent years, however, many have devolved into one-day resume...
Yale University announced on March 29 the eight recipients of the 2022 Windham-Campbell Prizes, marking the 10th anniversary of one of the world’s most significant...
On March 4-5, 2022, the Council on African Studies will host a conference on African Epistemologies for the 21st Century to discuss novel conceptual frameworks in...