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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...
Judges commented: Cajetan Iheka’s African Ecomedia: Network Forms, Planetary Politics foregrounds Africa’s media objects, including “oil, uranium, coltan, and banana,” as the...
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...
(Photo courtesy of Lively Minds)
In 2017 and 2018, researchers evaluated a pilot program to improve early childhood development and education in two rural districts in Ghana. The results were promising,...