Africana Studies

Programs on Africa

The Programs on Africa at the Center for Africana Studies provides members of the University of Pennsylvania, local, national, and international communities with information on faculty, researchers, activities, and programming on historical and contemporary Africa.

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Summer Institute for Pre-Freshmen

This intensive one-week course of study is taught by standing Penn faculty and exposes students to major intellectual and cultural themes and currents in 19th, 20th, and 21st century African and African Diaspora studies.

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Upcoming Events



New Directions in Afro-Latinx Studies Series

ft. Yomaira C. Figueroa-Vásquez
Oct 27, 2021 at - | Room 401, Fisher-Bennett Hall | 3340 Walnut Street

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Intimacies to Apocalypso: Decolonizing…



BOOK TALK: Traveling Black: Exploring a History of Race and Resistance  

ft.. Mia Bay
Nov 1, 2021 at - | Room 401, Fisher-Bennett Hall | 3340 Walnut Street

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Traveling Black: Exploring a History of Race…



Reeducation Camps and the Politics of Morality and Citizenship in Socialist Mozambique, 1974-1990

Africa Lecture Series
Nov 3, 2021 at - | Room 401, Fisher-Bennett Hall | 3340 Walnut Street

Benedito Machava, Assistant Professor of History, Yale University