College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

Library Resources

•Eighty thousand printed volumes in the African library collection, including over 1,000 serial publications in print and electronic formats.

•Digital and Special collections, including the Onitsha Market Literature collection and the Bishop Robert Mize papers at the Spencer Research Library. 

•African language resources, including over 5,000 printed titles in or about the languages of Africa, with special emphasis on the languages taught in the curriculum: Amharic, Arabic, Hausa, Kiswahili, Somali, and Wolof.  Digital resources for language study and teaching include research guides for each language and a digital exhibit featuring the extensive holdings in Kiswahili.

African Studies: General Resources

African Languages and Literatures

African Collections

 


Upcoming Event Highlights

Tuesday, April 28, 2015
Spring African Studies Council meeting
Bailey 109, 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Elections will be held for open positions on the Executive Committee, the Center's Advisory Board.  Join us to cast your ballot and celebrate the end of the semester. Send nominations to kasc@ku.edu.

 

 
Summer African Language Institute

Foreign Language and Area Studies (FLAS) Fellowships

Upcoming Events
Here is another great event this Sunday: Sisimuka is KU's Africa Students Association's spring cultural festival. Come for a few hours for dance, drums, music, fashion and of course FOOD! All free of charge
Sisimuka!
Sisimuka is KU's Africa Students Association's spring cultural festival. Come for a few hours for dance, drums, music, fashion and of course FOOD! All free of charge

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