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African Studies Center (ASC)

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ASC-sponsored Exhibit at UMMA

"Power Contained: The Art of Authority in Central and West Africa" on exhibit August 19 - December 31

Humanities Collaboratory Grant for Documenting Afrikaans in Patagonia

Andries Coetzee, associate director of ASC, and team of researchers receive grant from Michigan Humanities Collaboratory

The African Studies Center (ASC) at the University of Michigan

ASC provides strategic guidance and coordination for Africa-related education, research, and training activities on campus, and promotes opportunities for collaboration with African partners on the continent.

Founded in 2008, the center serves as a conduit for the university’s many Africa initiatives in the sciences, arts, humanities, social sciences, engineering, and medicine.

These intiatives are funded by the Office of the President: 

Alliances 2016

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