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Graduate Student Mandissa Haarhoff Featured in Mural Downtown

Graduate Student Mandissa Haarhoff Featured in Mural Downtown

Published: Apr 2nd, 2018

A portrait of Mandissa Haarhoff (PhD student, English) was recently painted in downtown Gainesville. The mural, located at the entrance of the Gainesville Southwest Downtown Parking Garage, is part of the Urban… Read More

Dr. Elischer and Lisa Mueller Published in Washington Post

Published: Apr 2nd, 2018

Sebastian Elischer and Lisa Mueller have a new piece in the Washington Post discussing Niger’s protests. CAS News Bulletin- Week of April 2, 2018

Alumni Lina Benabdallah Quoted in New York Times

Published: Feb 19th, 2018

African Studies alumni, Lina Benabdallah quoted in New York Times article, which discusses portrayals of Africa featured in China’s televised Lunar New Year Show.   CAS News Bulletin- Week of February… Read More

Graduate Student Zoe Nhleko featured in UF News

Graduate Student Zoe Nhleko featured in UF News

Published: Jan 29th, 2018

To see more of UF student Zoe Nhleko’s work on white rhino conservation, read the feature from UF News. Photo by Lyon Duong/UF Photography; Story by Alisson Clark/UF News.   CAS News Bulletin-… Read More

Dr. Olivier Walther and Ibrahim Yahaya Ibrahim were quoted in the New York Observer

Published: Oct 9th, 2017

Dr. Olivier Walther and Ibrahim Yahaya Ibrahim were quoted in the New York Observer on the current security climate in the Sahel.   CAS News Bulletin- Week of October 9, 2017

NY Times Article Features Faustin Linyekula

NY Times Article Features Faustin Linyekula

Published: Sep 11th, 2017

Choreographer Faustin Linyekula visited UF for the 2004 Carter Conference, “Movement (R)evolution: Contemporary African Dance.” The New York Times article discusses his participation as an instructor in the “Festival of… Read More

Dr. Abbey Chokera Featured in the News

Published: Sep 1st, 2017

Dr. Abbey Chokera, UF alumnus and former Director of the UF Africa Choir (Pazeni Sauti), was featured in the UFIC Bulletin and UF College of the Arts News for his… Read More

Op-Ed Written by Rene Lemarchand Published in Gainesville Sun

Published: Feb 6th, 2017

Rene Lemarchand, Emeritus Professor of Political Science and African Studies, wrote an op-ed in the Gainesville Sun, printed in Sunday’s Edition (Feb. 5th) but also available here.   CAS News Bulletin-… Read More

Dr. Ostebo Interviewed by CBS News Gainesville

Published: Nov 7th, 2016

A Lesson in Islam Dr. Terje Ostebo was recently interviewed for a CBS News 4 Gainesville story on Islam. CAS News Bulletin: Week of November 7th, 2016

Lina Benabdallah Comments in New Republic on Obama’s Legacy in Africa

Published: Nov 7th, 2016

Obama’s Legacy in Africa Check out this New Republic blog post, featuring commentary from our own Lina Benabdallah, on Obama’s Legacy in Africa, his Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI), and China’s targeting… Read More