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Dr. Nancy Hunt Announced 2018 Guggenheim Fellow.

Dr. Nancy Hunt Announced 2018 Guggenheim Fellow.

Published: Apr 9th, 2018

Dr. Nancy Hunt has been announced as a 2018 Guggenheim Fellow. Congratulations! Her project, “Ideation as History: Dream Collectors and Picture Archives from Post-1968 Urban Congo” seeks to join images and… Read More

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

Dr. Peter Schmidt Publishes Chapter in Unmasking Ideology

Published: Mar 19th, 2018

Peter Schmidt. 2017. The Colonial Origins of Myth and National Identity in Uganda. In Unmasking Ideology: The Vocabulary and Symbols of Colonial Archaeology, eds. Bonnie Effros and Goulong Lai. Los Angeles: Cotsen… Read More

Dr. Sandra Russo Receives UF 2018 AAW Woman of Distinction Award

Dr. Sandra Russo Receives UF 2018 AAW Woman of Distinction Award

Published: Mar 19th, 2018

Dr. Sandra L. Russo, Director of the Office for Global Research Engagement (OGRE) in the University of Florida’s International Center (UFIC), was recognized by the UF Association of Academic Women… Read More

UF Receives Simon Award

UF Receives Simon Award

Published: Mar 19th, 2018

Gainesville, FL – March 13, 2018- NAFSA, the Association of International Educators, announced today that the University of Florida has been selected as one of five institutions to receive the… Read More

Please join us in welcoming the Spring 2018 Center for African Studies Undergraduate Student Ambassadors!

Published: Feb 26th, 2018

Morgan Ungrady Carli Snyder Moustapha Hoyeck Elisabeth Rios-Brooks Melody MullallyAmbassadors will play an active role in undergraduate recruitment and outreach initiatives. Students chosen for the position were selected for their… Read More

Livestock, Sanitation, Hygiene, and Child Growth: Exploring the complex underlying causes of child stunting

Published: Feb 20th, 2018

Undernutrition is an underlying cause of nearly half of all deaths among children under five, and, in Africa, nearly one third of children are chronically undernourished. Chronic malnutrition – as… Read More

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

Dan Eizenga and UF Sahel Research Group publish OECD Paper on Security and Political Stability in Chad

Published: Feb 12th, 2018

In the latest OECD West African Paper, Dan Eizenga and the UF Sahel Research Group look at the short and long-term outlook for security and political stability in Chad. Read it… Read More