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African Studies Center (ASC)

Recent News

ASC-affiliate Cheryl Moyer receives U-M award

University Record (February 12)—Academic Women's Caucus to present Goddard Power, Dumas awards

ASC Director Kelly Askew presented at the 2018 United Nations International Expert Group Meeting on Sustainable Development in Territories of Indigenous Peoples

Kelly Askew and Elifuraha I. Laltaika presented their paper titled, "Modes of Dispossession of Indigenous Lands and Territories in Africa."

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: 

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We strive to support our students and faculty on the frontlines of learning and research; to steward our planet, our community, our campus. To do this, ASC needs you—because the world needs Victors.