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Dec 5 2013
The Center for African Studies at Stanford would like to add its condolences and words of tribute to those of the rest of the world in marking the passing today of Nelson Mandela.
Oct 18 2013 | Palo Alto Weekly
Two Stanford students – one who has spent summers working in a Modesto canning factory and with a global anti- hunger nonprofit in Uganda; the other, an American Studies major with a focus on food, class and health – came together to transform an empty plot of land behind their dorm into a seven-...
Oct 16 2013 | Stanford Daily
The Bing Overseas Studies Program (BOSP) is offering eight overseas seminars for Summer 2014, including two locations in England, one in Ghana and one in Ecuador. Each seminar provides students with a three-week intensive study abroad opportunity with a Stanford faculty member in a foreign country.
The Division of International, Comparative and Area Studies is proud to announce its new Ford Dorsey Director of the Center for African Studies, Sean Hanretta. With a keen interest in the history of the African continent, he brings to the position a variety of experiences that will prove beneficial...
Sep 24 2013
The Center for African Studies (CAS) welcome reception was a success! Faculty and students, and other members and guests of the Stanford University CAS community enjoyed food from Zeni's Ethiopian Restaurant, while mingling in anticipation of the academic year underway. On the same day, the CAS...