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DAAS Africa Workshop: April 10, 2018

View photos from the last Africa Workshop of the year featuring ​Sana Aiyar, Associate Professor of History at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology

DAAS Africa Workshop: March 27, 2018

The March 27 DAAS Africa Workshop featured Jemima Pierre, UCLA, who presented “Africa and the Project of Black Studies”


We strive to support our students and faculty on the frontlines of learning and research; to steward our planet, our community, our campus. To do this, Department of Afroamerican and African Studies (DAAS) needs you—because the world needs Victors.

ASC: The First Decade and Beyond March 15-16 (Rackham, 4th Floor); March 17 (Weiser Hall, 10th Floor) This year marks the 10th anniversary of the University of Michigan African Studies Center (ASC). Since its founding in 2008, ASC has successfully deepened, and brought higher visibility to, longstanding U-M/Africa institutional partnerships, especially in Ghana and South Africa, and supported new collaborations with universities in Ethiopia, Cameroon, Liberia, and Uganda (to name a few).