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Africa’s Largest Countries (AFRILAC)

Published: May 1st, 2017

Africa’s Largest Countries (AFRILAC) An Overview of Economic, Political, and Demographic Conditions and Trends By Abe Goldman, Emmanuel Akande, Benjamin Avuwadah, and Levy Odera  Over half of sub-Saharan Africa’s one… Read More

Migration Dreams: Africans in China

Published: Mar 31st, 2017

“The History of African Trading Communities in Guangzhou, China” Dr. Heidi Østbø Haugen, University of Oslo “The Bridge is not Burning: Transformation and Resilience within China’s African Diaspora Communities” Dr.… Read More

Congo-Kinshasa meets Gainesville

Published: Mar 20th, 2017

Event 1 : Wednesday, March 29th, 6-10 p.m. at The Wooly: a screening of Djo Munga’s award-winning “sexy crime flick,” set in Kinshasa. Event 2: Thursday, March 30th, 3-5 p.m.… Read More

Negotiating Gender and Sexualities in Muslim Africa

Published: Mar 16th, 2017

The symposium explores the lived experiences related to gender and sexualities among Muslims living in diverse societies in contemporary Africa. We acknowledge and invite discussions of sub-cultures of sexual and… Read More

2017 Global Nutrition Symposium

Published: Mar 13th, 2017

Nurturing Development: Improving Human Nutrition with Animal-Source Foods Location: University of Florida, Gainesville, FL Date: Thursday, March 30, 2017 Time: 8:00 – 5:00pm EDT, reception to follow Join the Feed… Read More

The Carter Conference

Published: Feb 23rd, 2017

For over 25 years the Center for African Studies at the University of Florida has organized annual lectures or a conference in honor of the late distinguished Africanist scholar, Gwendolen… Read More

Join our SASA Lunches

Published: Nov 18th, 2013

The Students in African Studies Association (SASA) hosts regular lunchtime seminars throughout the semester. Meetings occur on Wednesdays at 11:45pm in 471 Grinter.
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