Category: Outreach Program

Any announcements that have to do with the Outreach Program of the AFrican Studies Center.

The African Studies Center K-16 Education Program is seeking Graduate Student Assistant Summer/Fall 2024

The BU African Studies Center Outreach Program aims to promote teaching about Africa and Africa-related studies in U.S. schools. In this position, the graduate student assistant will be responsible for assisting the Outreach Director with administrative tasks to help manage the program. Main responsibilities include:  Regularly checking and managing the Outreach email inbox and responding […]

ASA Outreach Council Annual Teacher’s Workshop – Registration now available!

ANNUAL TEACHERS WORKSHOP Organized by the ASA Outreach Council Saturday, November 14th | 12:00-6:00PM EST Open to K-12 Educators only The African Studies Association Outreach Council is hosting its annual Teaches Workshop featuring a special showing of the award-winning documentary BlackNBlack in the evening. Educators are invited to an afternoon of engaging professional development sessions centered on the overarching theme […]

ASC Welcomes New Outreach Manager, Dr. Elsa Wiehe

The ASC is thrilled to welcome our new Outreach Manager, Elsa Wiehe, who joined our staff last month. Elsa brings a wealth of experience in both Africa and education. Born and raised in Mauritius,  Elsa completed her Ed.D. at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, where she also earned an M.Ed. in Bilingual, ESL, and Multicultural Education. […]

Dr. Tim Longman, Dr. Barbara Brown, and Adam Strom of Facing History publish Confronting Apartheid

After eight years of hard work, Dr. Tim Longman, Dr. Barbara Brown, and Adam Strom of Facing History have published Confronting Apartheid.  The new e-textbook discusses apartheid, the anti-apartheid movement, and its legacies. The Title VI funded resource will serve as a valuable text for secondary school teachers to use in the classroom. For more information, visit […]

The Spring/Summer 2017 Newsletter is out now!

We are excited to announce the publication of the Spring/Summer Newsletter 2017. A vibrant African Studies Center newsletter requires participation by those who have made and continue to make the center what it is today–a welcoming place of thriving academic exchange. Please enjoy the newsletter but also consider sharing news of your work and life with us and […]

African Studies Center wins $2.3 Million in Title VI Grants

October 4, 2014 Boston University’s African Studies Center has been awarded National Resource Center (NRC) and Foreign Language and Area Studies (FLAS) grants from the US Department of Education. The African Studies Center, which joined the new Frederick S. Pardee School for Global Studies this fall, will receive more than $2.3 million over four years […]