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Speaking, Cooking and Singing in Zulu

Innovative African language program boosted by federal grant The daughter of missionaries, Beth Restrick grew up in South Africa, Swaziland, and Mozambique, where she learned to speak miscellaneous words in a swirl of native languages as well as colonial Portuguese. But it wasn’t until she arrived at BU as full-time director of the African Studies […]

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June 2004

Edward R. McMahon , founding director of the Center on Democratic Performance (CDP, United States, http://cdp.binghamton.edu/), has accepted a teaching and research position at the University of Vermont, from where he will remain an adjunct fellow of the CDP. His successor as director is Patrick Regan, professor of political science at Binghamton University, whose teaching […]

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December 2009

Guy Rossatanga-Rignault (*) publie un article intitulé: “Laver le corps: Symbolique et thérapeutique de l’eau en Afrique” dans le nº 2 (volume A-2008) de la Revue de la Fondation Raponda-Walker pour la Science et la Culture, consacré au theme de “L’homme et la maladie” (pp. 91-106) . La revue est disponible aux Éditions Raponda-Walker, B.P. […]

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23rd Annual Graduate Student Conference in African Studies

March 27-28th, 2015 Globalization, Permeation, and Exchange: Africa and the New World Order Boston University’s Graduate Student Conference in African Studies will be celebrating its 23rd consecutive event. This year’s conference will feature the work of emerging graduate scholars engaging Africa from a variety of disciplines and focusing on global perspectives. The 2015 conference will […]

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African Studies Courses

Graduate and Undergraduate Advising Students are faced each semester with a long list of choices when it comes to African studies courses at Boston University, and balancing personal interests with academic progress may be difficult. The African Studies Center advisor can help you to sort through competing ideas about what might be best for you […]

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Study Abroad in Africa

Undergraduates interested in studying in Africa have a number of options open to them through BU Study Abroad. The African Studies Center works continuously with Study Abroad to increase and improve these opportunities in an effort to improve student training and provide foreign language study in the most  effective way—through immersion in the culture. Ready […]

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GRAF Newsletter – June 2004

@ Edward R. McMahon , founding director of the Center on Democratic Performance (CDP, United States, http://cdp.binghamton.edu/ ), has accepted a teaching and research position at the University of Vermont, from where he will remain an adjunct fellow of the CDP.   His successor as director is Patrick Regan, professor of political science at Binghamton […]

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GRAF Newsletter – December 2004

@ William F.S. Miles (*) has an article on “Third World Views of the Holocaust”, in the Journal of Genocide Research 6:3 (2004). Among the perspectives highlighted therein are those from Burkina Faso, Mauritius and Rwanda. Miles has recently received an auxiliary research appointment with the Watson Institute for International Studies at Brown University while […]

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GRAF Newsletter

This site is now being updated on a monthly basis instead of quarterly. Beginning in October 2009, all listings appear in reverse order on a monthly basis below. Archived past issues can be accessed using the navigation pane on the right. April 2011 @ Tony Chafer (*) and Gordon Cumming (*) presented a paper titled […]

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