Welcome to the Program in African Studies
Princeton University's Program in African Studies is one of the most diverse of its kind in the nation. It is an interdisciplinary program with faculty from the humanities and social, natural, and engineering sciences playing an active role in teaching and advising research at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. AFS is an affiliate of the Princeton Institute for International and Regional Studies. Navigate this website with the buttons to the left to learn more about the program and the requirements for an undergraduate Certificate of Proficiency.
Boren Scholarships and Fellowships and the African Languages Initiative
For more information about the Boren Awards and the African Languages Initiative, to register for one of our upcoming webinars, and to access the on-line application, please visit www.borenawards.org. You can also contact the Boren Awards staff at firstname.lastname@example.org or 1-800-618-NSEP with questions.
Sillerman First Book Prize for African Poets accepting manuscript submissions beginning September 15 . Read more>>
Coming this Spring semester is Kasa! a new Twi language and culture project embracing all things Akan: Akan language, food, traditions, and philosophy. Read more>>
Upcoming Events and Deadlines
Tuesday, April 23, 2013
Popular Literature and Youth Identity in East Africa
Fikeni Senkoro, University of Dar es Salaam
216 Aaron Burr Hall
Wednesday morning breakfast meetings at 8 a.m. in 216 Aaron Burr Hall--click here for the full schedule
Read an article about Princeton in Dar es Salaam in PIIRS News