The African Studies Program encourages teaching and scholarship on sub-Saharan Africa, North Africa, and the wider African diaspora. The program offers a minor, develops courses related to Africa, promotes study-abroad programs and internships, raises funds to expand African Studies resources, and organizes campus and local community events pertaining to Africa. In addition, the program supports faculty and student research on Africa and facilitates dissemination of research through the African Studies Lecture Series, for faculty and guest presentations, and the Acacia Seminars, for presentations of student research and experiences.
African Studies Lecture Series. Fall 2014 Theme of Women and Gender in Africa.
Monday, November 17. 12-1.15 pm. Knight Library Browsing Room
- Yvonne Braun, INTL/WGS. UO. “Networking for Women’s Rights: Transnational Organizing in Southern Africa”
Acacia Seminar: Student Experience in Africa. Held in the Mills International Center
Interested in Studying Abroad in Zanzibar and learning Swahili? Join African Studies and Study Abroad programs this Thursday, Nov 13th, from 5-6 pm in the Mills International Center to learn about an exciting new faculty-led study abroad program, which will run for the first time this summer. Come enjoy free pizza and beverages and hear from faculty about what your summer in Zanzibar could look like!!!
For more info on the “Intensive Swahili in Zanzibar” program visit (http://international.uoregon.edu/tanzania/zanzibar) The program is now accepting applicants!!