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 Award and the African Languages Initiative -- Now with French
Application for 2014-15 now available. Read more >>
Upcoming Events and Deadlines
Wednesday, December 11, 2013
Mandela: Man, Myth, and Memory
Panel Discussion on Mandela's contributions to Africa and the World
Panelists: Simon Gikandi, Robert Schirmer Professor of English Jennifer Widner, professor of politics and international affairs; and Emmanuel Kreike, professor of history; and doctoral students Kim Worthington (African studies) who served in the post-1994 South African African National Congress government, and Saarah Jappie (history).
219 Aaron Burr Hall
Cosponsored with the Mamdouha S. Bobst Center for Peace and Justice
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