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On February 13, 2017, the Center for African Studies hosted brought Samba Gadjigo, co-director of SEMBENE! a 2015 documentary film focusing on the life of Senegalese filmmaker Ousmane Sembène, who is considered to be the founder of post-independence West African cinema. Ousmane Sembène is Africa’s...
Stanford alum Yaa Gyasi '11 was featured in The Dish, Stanford News, for receiving the National Book Critic Circle's John Leonard Prize for her debut novel Homegoing.
Aug 18 2016 | Stanford Today
Stanford University features the Center for African Studies in their 125 Stanford Stories series celebrating Stanford's 125th anniversary.
Stanford Global Studies (SGS) announces CAS's 50th anniversary: "Soul, heart, mind, strong, inspired, valued, beautiful, community, family, love, forever—these are just some of the words written on hands, arms, and faces in photographs on display at a photo exhibit celebrating the 50th anniversary...
Feb 4 2016 | Stanford Daily
The Center for African Studies was featured on the front page of the Stanford Daily after celebrating its 50th Anniversary with a portrait exhibit and reception.

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