College of Liberal Arts and Sciences


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.

KASC NEWS! Read our latest newsletters for information about recent events and activities, exciting updates on faculty research and awards, current students and alumni news and more!


Spring 2015 Newsletter
Fall 2014 Newsletter

KASC Calendar

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Foreign Language and Area Studies (FLAS) Fellowships

Upcoming Events
Summer African Language Institute

This week they are focusing on South Africa!

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