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

  • Wed, 11/08/2017 - 12:00pm
    206 Ingraham
    Aaron Mushengyezi is currently a Senior Lecturer at Makerere University where he is the Dean of the School of Languages, Literature and Communication. Learn more about him and stay tuned for more information about his lecture.  



Katrina Daly Thompson and Erin Stiles (eds.)
Ohio University Press
Katrina Daly Thompson
Indiana University Press