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.

 

News

OPEN HOUSE for undergraduates interested in AFS Certificate, April 4 at noon in 213 Aaron Burr Hall

Boren Award and the African Languages Initiative -- Now with French
Application for 2014-15 now available
. Read more >>

Profile of AFS in PIIRS News>>

Upcoming Events and Deadlines

Spring 2014

Vampires and Zombies, the Better to Theorize You With
Wednesdays, 7: 30 p.m.
201 Stanhope
Sponsored by the Princeton African Studies Program and the Center for African American Studies

April 16
African Vampires in the Age of Globalization
David McNally, Professor of Political Science, York University, and author of Monsters of the Market: Zombies, Vampires and Global Capitalism

April 23
Lesbian Mermaids, Occult Melodramas, and West African Video-Film
Lindsey Green-Simms, Assistant Professor of Literature, American University, amd, author of the book-in-progress Postcolonial Automobility: West Africa and the Road to Globalization



Indaba
Wednesday morning breakfast meetings at 8 a.m. in 216 Aaron Burr Hall
--click here for the full schedule

Study Abroad

Princeton in Dar es Salaam
For more information visit the Office of International Programs' Princeton in Dar es Salaam website or contact Mahiri Mwita or Rebecca Aguas.

Read an article about Princeton in Dar es Salaam in PIIRS News


 
 
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