College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

Online Resources

Smithsonian National Museum of African Art

The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Kansas City, Missouri.

The Museum for African Art in New York

The Martin & Osa Johnson Safari Museum, Chanute, Kansas

University of Pennsylvania, Arts and architecture.

University of Virginia, Arts, aesthetic and meaning.

University of Iowa, Art and life in Africa online.

Council on International Educational Exchange - "For U.S. students, faculty, and administrators, CIEE offers programs including study abroad, teach abroad, and faculty development seminars."

International Student Exchange Program - "ISEP, the first global student exchange consortium, is a worldwide network of over 300 higher education institutions in 50 countries cooperating to provide affordable access to international education for a diverse student population."

University of Kansas Office of Study Abroad

U.S. Department of Education

Kansas Council for the Social Studies

National Council for the Social Studies

International Relations Council

University of Texas, Austin Library System Collection of African Maps

National Capital Language Resource Center: Culture Club for Language Educators

PBS Explore Africa Website

Afrophile: Recommended titles on Africa for children and young people.

Africa Access: An online database that contains reviews and annotations of over 900 materials on Africa.

Database on Africana materials

Dogon Niger Lobi: Excellent pictures from several areas of Africa.

Teach and Learn about East Africa

Stanford University Resource Guide on Africa

H-AfrTeach- a discussion list whose mission is to provide a stimulating forum for those teaching or considering the possibilities of teaching about Africa at all educational levels.

H-AfResearch - a member of H-Net Humanities & Social Science OnLine. It encourages discussion of issues surrounding the use of primary sources in African humanities and social sciences research.

National Geographic: Africa

MSU Africa Podcast

Wonders of the African World by Henry Louis Gates, Jr.- Join Gates on a journey to discover African history and culture


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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