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African Studies Center’s Book Series, African Perspectives, launches first volume

ASC's African Perspectives Book Series launches its first volume, African Print Cultures: Newspapers and Their Publics in the Twentieth Century.

Call for Papers: 2017 competition for the Lester P. Monts Award for Outstanding Graduate Student Research on Africa

A self-nominating competition open to graduate students at any level and in any program. Application deadline is March 31, 2017

The African Studies Center (ASC) at the University of Michigan

ASC provides strategic guidance and coordination for Africa-related education, research, and training activities on campus, and promotes opportunities for collaboration with African partners on the continent.

Founded in 2008, the center serves as a conduit for the university’s many Africa initiatives in the sciences, arts, humanities, social sciences, engineering, and medicine.

These intiatives are funded by the Office of the President: 

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