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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.

Newsletter

Read our most recent newsletter to learn more about the Center:
Spring 2014
 

Announcements

Africanist Faculty Position 

The Department of Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies (WGSS) at KU is seeking candidates whose work focuses on gender, migration, or human trafficking with an African emphasis to apply for a tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant Professor level in WGSS.  This position is part of an emerging cluster of interdisciplinary positions on the topic of migration, immigration, diaspora and human trafficking and may include participation in interdisciplinary initiatives or in research projects with scholars in other disciplines. The faculty member will be affiliated with the Kansas African Studies Center. 
For a complete announcement and to apply online, go to https://employment.ku.edu/academic/1675BR or https://employment.ku.edu and click “Search Faculty Jobs”; search by key word [MIGRATION]. Initial review of applications will begin October 1, 2014 and continue as long as needed to identify a qualified pool. 

Summer African Language Institute

Mid-America Alliance for African Studies Conference

20th Annual Meeting
October 3-4, 2014 at KU


Conference Theme:
African Studies: Concepts and Practices for Decolonizing Knowledge
Program
Abstracts
 

Did you know that KU is hosting the 20th Annual Meeting of the Mid-America Alliance for African Studies on October 3-4? Check out the program schedule at the link below! Theme: African Studies: Concepts and Practices for Decolonizing Knowledge To register or for more information visit: http://associations.missouristate.edu/maaas or contact Glenn Adams at adamsg@ku.edu
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