Please join us for a brownbag discussion with Dr. Jamie Thomas (Linguistics, Swarthmore) about her research, teaching, the academic job market, zombies, and more. Dr. Thomas will be presenting "Zombies Speak Swahili: Language, Horror, and Area Studies” for...Read more
Join us for a screening of Dr. Ndirangu Wachanga's newest film, Tireless Pursuit, followed by a discussion with the filmmaker.
Tireless Pursuit is a biographical documentary on the life and work of Micere Githae Mugo, one of Africa’s leading writers, poets, performers and one of the most...Read more
Professor of Gender & Sexuality in African Cultural Studies
The Department of African Cultural Studies (ACS) at the University of Wisconsin-Madison invites applications for an open-rank position in gender and sexuality, with a preference for research in southern Africa and/or in...Read more
Ph.D student Kathryn Mara was selected to participate in the Marie Christine Kohler Fellows @ WID. Fellows are expected to spend time at the institute and to develop and maintain mechanisms for ensuring meaningful intellectual discussions with one another (e.g., through scheduled, weekly...Read more
Join the Department of African Cultural Studies as we recognize and congratulate Tarek Ziadna for successfully defending his dissertation, titled “French Loanwords in Algerian Arabic: Phonetic/Phonological, Morphological, and Socio-Cultural Analyses.” Tarek's minor was Second Language...Read more