Samba Diallo was selected to participate in the International Conference on “Islam and World Peace - Perspectives from African Muslim Nonviolence Traditions,” organized by the African Studies Center and the Institute for Religion, Culture and Public Life at Columbia University (New York) in September 2015. Diallo’s paper was on “Religion, Politics, and Society in Africa: How Sufi Leaders Contribute to Democratization in West Africa”.
This Fall Professor Sowande Mustakeem will be taking a small group of AFAS students to participate in the annual Association for the Study of African American Life and History (ASALH) conference in Atlanta, GA. She feels it is crucial to expose o
The Program in African & African-American Studies welcomes two new Postdoctoral Fellows who will be joining us for the 2015-2016 academic year. While there were many well qualified applicants making this year’s selection quite difficult – in