African Cultural Studies

College of Letters & Science


The mission of the Department of African Cultural Studies is to provide research and teaching in the languages and expressive cultures of Africa and Africans around the world. This includes work on both graduate and undergraduate levels, and emphasizes the development and application of analytical, linguistic, and methodological tools that will enable students to work effectively and imaginatively across regions, languages, cultural forms, methodologies, and disciplines.

Upcoming Events

  • Fri, 12/16/2016 - 4:00pm
    206 Ingraham Hall
    Please join us on Friday, December 16 to mark the end of the semester and the beginning of the holiday break. Enjoy a chance to unwind, catch up, and restore connections. Families are welcome! This year's party will feature poetry performances and music.