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.


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


KASC Student Employment

KASC is looking for an organized, creative, reliable, media savvy student to work with us this fall. For full details and to apply to be our new KASC student assistant click here:

Review of applications begins August 16th.

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
Proposals due August 15, 2014

Our fall calendar is now live. We hope you will join us!

Check out our Fall Calendar!

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