College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

Upcoming Events

Wednesday, January 31, 2018
Ujamaa: Food for Thought
The Impact of STARTALK Language Programs on the Internationalization of American Higher Education
Dr. Peter Mwangi, Department of African and African-American Studies, KU
318 Bailey Hall | 12:00 - 1:00 pm  

Wednesday, February 7, 2018
African Studies Council Meeting
318 Bailey Hall | 12:00 - 1:30 pm 

Wednesday, February 28, 2018
Ujamaa: Food for Thought 
"Non-Native Speech Assessment Foreign-Accentedness, Comprehensibility, and Intelegibility"
Mahmoud Ali, Department of African and African-American Studies, KU
318 Bailey Hall | 12:00 - 1:00 pm

Friday, March 9, 2018
KASC Write-In
Watson Library 400B | 1:00 - 4:00 pm

Thursday, March 29, 2018
Webinar: Embedding Intercultural Learning into Short-Term and Faculty Led Programs
Dr. Elsa Maxwell | Universidad Adolfo Ibanez, Chile
More information on this webinar and Dr. Maxwell available here.  

Friday, March 30, 2018
8th Annual Graduate Research Workshop
Spencer Museum of Art | 9:00 - 4:00 pm 

Thursday, April 5, 2018
3rd Annual KU Language Festival
Kansas Room, KU Union | 4:00 - 6:00 pm


Expert instruction in Arabic, Kiswahili, and Wolof at the beginning and intermediate levels will be offered over eight weeks in June-July 2018.

Foreign Language & Area Studies Fellowships

The Kansas African Studies Center has received $140,000 in funding from the National Endowment for the Humanities to launch public discussions, community programming, and the creation of educational resources in local communities to discuss the challenges and opportunities surrounding recent demographic changes in the region. Visit to learn more. 

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