Welcome to the Center for African Studies!

The Center for African Studies coordinates an interdisciplinary program in African Studies for undergraduate and graduate students, which seeks to enrich understanding of the interactions among the diverse factors that shape African societies.

CAS Newsletter 2019-2020

CAS invites you to read our latest newsletter, highlighting some of our favorite events and community stories while celebrating the achievements our affiliates and scholars. Find our newsletter online, or download the PDF here!

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CAS Annual Lecture Book List

Looking for a great book to read this summer? Ellah Wakatama, author and Editor-at-Large for Canongate Books spoke at the CAS Centering Africa annual lecture this year, introducing many to a fantastic list of African authors, sharing New Names. Check out this article to read the book list, published by Brittle Paper.