Habari Newsletter Fall 2014


 CAS-UI and PAS-NU Consortium Receive Title VI Awards
This September the Center for African Studies was awarded a Title VI federal grant. Read more about our new consortium with Northwestern University's Program for African Studies.


Faculty Awards, Honors, and Recent Publications
Find out about the awards and publications of CAS-affiliated faculty



 CAS Students' Profiles

Meet the current M.A. students at the Center for African Studies


Inspire in Africa Julia Bello-Bravo, Assistant Director, Center for African Studies; Co-Director, SAWBO



Ebola in West Africa Gregory Damhorst, doctoral student, Medical Scholars Program; Student Director of the Global Health Initiative



SILMW 2014 Ercan Balci, Director of the Less Commonly Taught Languages Program



Global Africa Community Forum:  What Does Black Masculinity Look Like? Blackness, Gender, and Contemporary African Dance Allyson Purpura, Curator Krannert Art Museum

what in name

Whats in a Name? Exhibit curated by the International and Area Studies Library, September, 2014




Highlights from African Student Organizations
Read about the different African student organizations that are on the University of Illinois campus



Student Fieldwork Experiences
Graduate students affiliated with the Center for African Studies reflect on their fieldwork experiences.



Alumni News

Alumni from the Center for African Studies share where they are today