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Francesca Nyakora
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...
Alemayehu Wassie, Kieran Dodds, and Professor Kyama Mugambi in conversation about Ethiopian church forests exhibit, shown on the screen behind them.
The Council on African Studies at the Yale MacMillan Center celebrated Earth Day 2024 with an afternoon of environmentally themed events centered around “‘Nature’s Sanctuary...
Jonny Steinberg
New York, NY (March 21, 2024)—Tonight at the New School, the National Book Critics Circle announced the recipients of its book awards for publishing year 2023. As NBCC...
Elizabeth Elango
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...
The award recognizes excellence in teaching in undergraduate programs and enables recipients to dedicate their summer to research.
During a trip to the Lewa Wildlife Conservancy in central Kenya, Yale's Veronica Waweru noticed rows of shallow pits drilled into rock where she believes ancient people played a version of the game Mancala, a two-player, strategy-based board game still played across the world today. (Photos courtesy of Veronica Waweru)
The discovery of about 20 ancient Mancala game boards carved on rocks in central Kenya demonstrates the benefits of scholars partnering with local amateurs.
Tony Yeboah
This past October, CAS Graduate Affiliate and PhD student in History Tony Yeboah attended the Urban History Association conference with support from the Council. He was a...