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The Kansas African Studies Center embodies the interdisciplinary interests of Africanists at the University of Kansas. The Center's mission includes coordinating the African Studies program, sponsoring research and outreach initiatives, enhancing the curriculum, organizing conferences, acquiring library and related resources, and raising funds to make these activities possible.

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Spring 2014
 

Announcements

Africanist Faculty Position 

The Departments of Geography and African & African-American Studies at the University of Kansas invite applications for a joint (50/50 split) tenure-track Assistant or Associate Professor position in human geography with a regional expertise in Africa.  For a complete description and to apply on-line go to https://employment.ku.edu/academic/1918BR or https://employment.ku.edu/academic-jobs and search openings by keyword [Africa]. For further information, please contact Barney Warf, Department of Geography, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS 66045 (fax: 1-785-864-5378, e-mail: bwarf@ku.edu).   Initial review of applications begins December 1, 2014 and will continue as long as required to identify a qualified pool.

Summer African Language Institute

Mid-America Alliance for African Studies Conference

20th Annual Meeting
October 3-4, 2014 at KU


Conference Theme:
African Studies: Concepts and Practices for Decolonizing Knowledge
Program
Abstracts
 

Tonight at 6:00! China Town Hall: China and the U.S; China and Africa Webcast with Jimmy Carter followed by on-site speaker Yoon Jung Park Kansas Union, Alderson Auditorium, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm The annual China Town Hall is a national day of programming on China organized by the National Committee on U.S.-China Relations. This event is held at more than 50 locations across the United States each year including the University of Kansas. This year's local event starts with a national webcast with former President Jimmy Carter, followed by an on-site talk with Dr. Yoon Jung Park, a researcher who specializes in relationships between China and Africa. This event is co-sponsored by the KU Center for East Asian Studies and the Kansas African Studies Center.
Tonight at 6:00! China Town Hall: China and the U.S; China and Africa Webcast with Jimmy Carter followed by... http://t.co/YNy4HxK5xA


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