New Push Will Ditigize records of African Plants

 A group of related grants from the National Science Foundation, researchers are systemically digitizing more than a million specimens of plants from across tropical Africa held at 20 institutions throughout the United States

Elizabeth MacGonagle Honored with 2022 Woodyard International Educator Award

LAWRENCE — Elizabeth MacGonagle, associate professor of history and African & African-American studies at the University of Kansas, is the recipient of the 2022 George and Eleanor Woodyard International Educator Award.

Kansas African Studies Center Announces Series on Public Health, Well-Being

LAWRENCE — The Kansas African Studies Center (KASC) has announced the schedule for the 2023 Ujamaa Virtual Colloquium Series, which continues the 2022-2023 academic year theme of “Public Health and Well-being in Global Africa.” It features presentations from researchers across the health professi

Symposium Will Highlight Scholarship of 2022 Global Humanities Institute in Tanzania

LAWRENCE — The Inaugural Kansas African Studies Center Virtual Symposium will offer an opportunity to learn about findings from the 2022 Global Humanities Institute, "Chronic Conditions: Childhood and Social Suffering in Global Africa," which took place Aug.