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The African Studies Program has long been recognized as one of the leading centers for the interdisciplinary study of Africa. It has been a U.S. Department of Education National Resource Center every year since 1965.

We are committed to being one of the nation's leading programs for the interdisciplinary study of Africa. Our diverse research, teaching, and outreach activities promote greater understanding and appreciation of the continent and its people. We also promote the study of Africa in global perspective by cooperating with other area-studies programs, international centers, professional schools, and departments inside and outside Indiana University. All of our activities are conducted in accordance with our values stressing integrity, excellence, diversity, community, collaboration, and creativity.

Upcoming Events ♦ Announcements

Tuesday Noon Talk
March 03, 2015, Woodburn Hall 218, Noon-1:00pm
“Negotiating Religious and Ethnic Identities in a Pluralistic Environment; Mennonite Music in Burkina Faso”
 Cari Friesen, Folklore and Ethnomusicology


AFRI-L 100 Gumboot Dance Performance
March 03, 2015, Harmony School Gymnasium 909 East 2nd St, 4:30-6:00pm

Contemporary Africa Seminar Guest Lecture
March 04, 2015, Woodburn Hall 218, 5:30-7:30pm
"The Interface of Art and Religion: Some examples from the Mande World."

Kassim Kone, State University of New York at Cortland