The Department of African Languages and Literature (ALL) at the University of Wisconsin-Madison seeks an outstanding teacher-scholar for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position beginning August 2015 in African and African diaspora cultural studies, with particular …
2014-15 marks the Department of African Languages and Literature’s 50th anniversary. The year will include a number of exciting events:
- Alumni research talks throughout the Fall
- A festschrift symposium and celebration for Harold Scheub, 31 October
- A graduate student conference in October, hosted by SALL
- An alumni weekend symposium in April
- The Towards African Cultural Studies conference in May
For details about these events and more: Read more. . .
Kaylah Cruz-Herrera, an undergraduate double-major in African Languages and Literature and Gender & Women’s Studies, was recently profiled in the Africa in Our Lives interview series. Read the interview to hear about her scholarly inspirations, her experiences …
The 2013-14 academic year has come to an end, and we’d like to recognize some of our faculty’s achievements before everyone takes off for summer research and other projects. We would also like to thank …
In Fall 2014 we will start offering Hausa gain after a few years’ hiatus. Check out the African Studies Program’s course spotlight, and our own Hausa page to learn more.
2014-15 marks the department’s 50th anniversary! Check here for updated information on planned events. We hope you will join us!
Professor Harold Scheub retires this month having marked nearly one half-century as a graduate student, alumnus, and then faculty member of the Department of African Languages and Literature at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. His commitment …
Bongani Mbatha, Xolani Buthelezi, and Neil Kodesh share their thoughts on the life of Nelson Mandela in an article published this morning by InsideUW. Bongani and Xolani are graduate students in our department; Neil is the director of the African Studies Program and a professor of African history.