African Cultural Studies

College of Letters & Science

Welcome

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, 04/27/2018 - 12:00pm
    1418 Van Hise Hall

    Black Panther and Afro-Futures: Film Show & Public Forum

    In this public forum, we share ideas about the many ways Black Panther is serving as a catalyst for conversations about African America, Africa, race, racialization, black identities, and global African and African...

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  • Fri, 05/11/2018 - 5:30pm

    Join UW-Madison graduates as they take part in one of two ceremonies:

    DOCTORAL DEGREE CANDIDATES
    May 11, 2018
    5:30pm, Kohl Center

    BACHELOR'S & MASTER'S DEGREE CANDIDATES
    May 12, 2018
    12:00, noon Camp Randall...

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Bookshelf

Ronald Radano, Tejumola Olaniyan
Duke University Press Books
Katrina Daly Thompson
Indiana University Press