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CAS Fall Party

Published: Jun 17th, 2018

A great time was had at the CAS Fall Party this past Saturday! Including a thank you to Abe Goldman for his past service as Director of the Center for… Read More

Amanda Edgell Published in African Studies Review

Published: May 14th, 2018

Graduate Student Amanda Edgell recently published her article, “Vying for a Man Seat: Gender Quotas and Sustainable Representation in Africa” in African Studies Review. The article stemmed from her paper presented at last year’s… Read More

Ben Smith Published in Quaternary International

Published: May 14th, 2018

Graduate Student Ben Smith published his article, “Hunting in yellow waters: an ethnoarchaeological perspective on selective fishing on Lake Turkana” in Quaternary International. CAS News Bulletin- Week of May 14, 2018 

Happy Retirement

Published: May 14th, 2018

Dr. Peter Schmidt is professor of anthropology and a former director of the Center for African Studies. He has conducted archaeological research in Tanzania, Eritrea, Kenya, Ethiopia, and throughout eastern Africa.… Read More

Message from the Director

Published: May 14th, 2018

A quick note to wish everyone a wonderful summer. It’s been quite a year here at UF. We weathered hurricanes and white-nationalist rallies, only to end the year with a… Read More

Jessica Casimir Receives Boren Fellowship

Published: Apr 23rd, 2018

Jessica Casimir (Ph.D. Candidate, Sociology) received a Boren fellowship to conduct field research in South Africa during 2018-19.   CAS News Bulletin- Week of April 23, 2018

Ryan Z. Good Awarded Grant at American Association of Geographers Conference

Published: Apr 23rd, 2018

Ryan Z. Good (Ph.D. Candidate, Geography) was awarded a travel grant from the Urban Geography Specialty Group for his work in Tanzania at the recent American Association of Geographers conference. At… Read More

Congratulations to all students graduating this semester!

Published: Apr 23rd, 2018

Jesse B. Borden Department: School for Natural Resources and Environment Thesis Title: “Ecological Disturbances and Canopy Communities”Ann Lee Grimstad Department: History Dissertation Title: “Zanzibar: the Nine Hour Revolution”Erik Timmons Department: Anthropology… Read More

Ben Soares Receives Luce Award

Published: Apr 16th, 2018

Beginning in 2018, Benjamin Soares will direct a three-year multi-disciplinary project, “Islam and Africa in Global Context,” funded through a grant from the Henry Luce Foundation’s Initiative on Religion in… Read More

Announcements Week of April 9, 2018

Published: Apr 9th, 2018

Anna Mwaba (Political Science) has accepted a one-year Lecturer position in Government at Smith College starting Fall 2018. We welcome Raeann Meyerhoff to the Center for African Studies! She will be acting as the… Read More