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 presents its third annual Africa World Documentary Film Festival April 10-12.  Join us for a weekend of great films from Africa and the Diaspora. Click here to view the e-program for short descriptions of the films and links to trailers.

Summer African Language Institute

Africa World Documnetary Film Festival

We hope you will join us for this talk tomorrow at noon: Art in a Global Context with Yacine Daddi Addoun Friday, April 25, 12:00-1:00 p.m. Spencer Museum of Art, Gallery 404 Yacine Daddi Addoun, Assistant Professor of African and African American Studies Dr. Daddi Addoun will discuss the reading of historical Arabic script and its inroads to Sub-Saharan Africa, the changes it witnessed, and how new canons of calligraphy are coming from contemporary African artists. Cosponsored by the Spencer Museum of Art, Center for Global and International Studies and the Kansas African Studies Center. Approved for GAP credit.

We hope you will join us for this talk tomorrow at noon: Art in a Global Context with Yacine Daddi Addoun...

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