2024

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January 30, 2024

Former Africa Institute Fellow Naminata Diabate Recognized as a Leading African Scholar

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January 24, 2024

Princeton Scholar Explores the Harsh Realities of Zimbabwe’s Mining Towns at The Africa Institute Seminar

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January 23, 2024

Speaking of Art: Salah M. Hassan and Hoor Al Qasimi Discuss Gavin Jantjes’ Transformative Art

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2023

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December 18, 2023

World Arabic Language Day: In Conversation with Pulse 95 FM on the Significance of Arabic

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December 17, 2023

‘Colorful Threads’ Symposium: Bridging Oceans Through Artistic Narratives of the Indian Ocean Rim

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December 14, 2023

Aliyu Lawal Moderates ‘Hausa Across the World’: The Africa Institute Partners with HIBAF

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December 11, 2023

Bard College Hosts a Conversation with Okwui Enewzor Fellow Idrissou Mora-Kpai

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December 5, 2023

Beachfront Narratives: Seminar Explores Egypt’s Coastal Evolution

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Preserving Roots, Creating Harmony: The Africa Institute and Al-Multaqa Academy’s Strategic Partnership

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November 24, 2023

NYU Abu Dhabi Hosts Okwui Enewzor Fellow Idrissou Mora-Kpai for In-Depth Dialogue on Film, Art, and Creativity

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November 23, 2023

The Africa Institute hosts a workshop to review textbooks for African languages

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November 20, 2023

Tejumola Olaniyan Creative Writers Fellow Mubanga Kalimamukwento Awarded Morland African Writing Scholarship

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November 11, 2023

Dr. Ramadan Elkhouly Explores Archival Sources at Sharjah International Book Fair 2023

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October 26, 2023

Toni Morrison Senior Fellow unveils the Universal Language of literary icon

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October 19, 2023

Seminar discusses Carcerality and Culture in context of Postcolonial Africa and the Middle East

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October 12, 2023

Economists for Future Appoints Professor Grieve Chelwa to Advisory Board  

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October 5, 2023

Professor Arenberg Engages in Princeton’s Achebe Symposium Discussions

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September 27, 2023

Tejumola Olaniyan Creative Writers: Unveiling Stories from the Second Cohort’s Residency Projects

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September 21, 2023

Tejumola Olaniyan Creative-Writer Jamal Mahjoub Presents Novel Exploring Sudanese Identity

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September 19, 2023

Seminar Examines Dignity and Citizenship Politics in Postcolonial Africa

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Sharjah Ruler Issues Decree Establishing Global Studies University, Including The Africa Institute

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September 14, 2023

The Africa Institute Launches Four Language Courses for Beginners

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August 8, 2023

Call for Book Reviews and Essays for “Monsoon” Journal of the Indian Ocean Rim

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July 11, 2023

The Africa Institute Cancels David Adjaye’s Campus Project Following Troubling Allegations

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July 3, 2023

The Africa Institute Announces Recipients for the 2023 Tejumola Olaniyan Creative Writers-in-Residence Fellowship

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June 22, 2023

South-South Arts Fellowship Explores Global South’s Artistic Connections at The Africa Institute

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June 20, 2023

Challenging Conventional Wisdom: Seminar Examines Economics’ Perspective on Africa

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June 16, 2023

Tracing the Tides of History: The Africa Institute’s Symposium Explores Race and Slavery in the Atlantic and Indian Oceans

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June 11, 2023

Inspiring Evidence-informed Policies: Professor Mendisu’s Insights on Science Advice and Education

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May 30, 2023

Charting Literary Crossroads: Professor Meg Arenberg Engages at African Literature Association’s Annual Event

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May 25, 2023

Race, Empire, and the Scientific Imagination: Unraveling the Influence of Statistics

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May 18, 2023

Understanding Colorism Across Global Lines: Professor Diabate’s Scholarly Contributions to the Field

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May 17, 2023

Seminar Explores Postcolonial Humanisms in African Literature

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May 4, 2023

Love and Revolution: New perspectives and New Sources on Kwame Nkrumah

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Celebrating the Art of Poetry: Faculty Aliyu Mustapha and Other Accomplished Poets Recite at Sharjah’s Poetry House

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April 27, 2023

Historian Jean Allman Elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences

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The Africa Institute Appoints Professor Binyam Sisay Mendisu as Associate Director

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Critical Heritage, Communities and Nation Building: Professor Engmann Speaks at the United Nations in Ghana

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April 26, 2023

Lost in Translation: The Africa Institute Explores African Literature at Alserkal Avenue’s Pop-up Library

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April 19, 2023

The Africa Institute receives SSRC research fund to study Africa’s Indian Ocean islands

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Meet The Africa Institute’s 2023 Senior and Post-doctoral Fellowship Awardees

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April 12, 2023

The Mulele Rebellion: Navigating Displacement, Mobility, and Memory in Postcolonial Congo

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April 6, 2023

Ali A. Marzui Senior Fellow speaks to young critical thinkers of NYUAD’s Arab Crossroads Studies

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March 29, 2023

Ali A. Marzui Fellow, Professor Diabate Explores Gender and Spirituality at Saudi Arabia’s Islamic Arts Biennale

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March 15, 2023

African Environmental Communication: Professor Binyam Mendisu delivers keynote address at UoS symposium

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March 2, 2023

Unearthing the history of Slave Traders in the Family at UNESCO’s World Heritage site, Christiansborg Castle in Ghana

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February 22, 2023

Dual Citizenship in Africa: Challenging Inequalities through Robtel Neajai Pailey’s Lens

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February 20, 2023

Mapping the Journeys of Enslaved People in the Gulf: Unveiling Stories of Struggle and Freedom

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February 19, 2023

Professor Abebe Redefining Performance Practice at ‘Stepping Forward’ symposium

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February 17, 2023

Professor Elizabeth Giorgis poetry reader at Harvard’s Transition Magazine Issue Launch

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February 16, 2023

GLOBAL AFRICA TRANSLATION FELLOWSHIP AWARDEES 2023-2024

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February 1, 2023

Open Call: Global Africa Translation Fellowship Invites Applications 2024 Cohort

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Open Call: Senior and Post-doctoral Fellowships 2024-2025

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OPEN CALL: TEJUMOLA OLANIYAN CREATIVE WRITERS-IN-RESIDENCE FELLOWSHIP 2023

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January 31, 2023

Fatema Mernissi Postdoctoral Fellow examines archives of the afterlives of war from memories of Asmara in a context of cold war (1998-2018)

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January 25, 2023

Seminar examines globalization of Mauritania’s Islamic tradition between 19th-21st centuries

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January 19, 2023

Reclaiming the narrative: Student excursion promotes critical thinking about Africa and African diaspora

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January 12, 2023

Seminar series debate the role and contributions of Arabic and Amharic languages

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January 11, 2023

The Africa Institute faculty selected among prestigious fellows by International Science Council (ISC)

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2022

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December 20, 2022

The Africa Institute’s future campus wins architectural award at AN’s Best of Design Awards 2022

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December 18, 2022

Third country-focused season gathers great minds in the field of the Indian Ocean

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December 14, 2022

Panel discusses “Unreasonable Collectivity” with Africa Institute’s faculty, Elizabeth W. Giorgis

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December 8, 2022

The Africa Institute hosts workshop on the Western Sudan Community Museums Project

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December 7, 2022

Ali A. Marzui Senior Fellow discusses the Meaning and Problems of an Elite Democracy in Africa

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November 29, 2022

Successful Pilot Launch of Four Beginner Languages Courses at The Africa Institute

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November 22, 2022

The Africa Institute participates in Sharjah’s Focal Point Art Fair 2022

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November 20, 2022

Director Salah M. Hassan Featured on Heidi Zuckerman’s Podcast: ‘Conversations About Art’

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November 18, 2022

The Africa Institute participates at the 65th ASA Annual meeting in the USA

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November 14, 2022

The first cohort complete their Tejumola Olaniyan Creative Writers in Residence Fellowship

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November 9, 2022

Analyzing Visuality Outside Hegemonic Eurocentric Themes

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November 8, 2022

Faculty Jean Allman awarded Arthur Holly Compton Faculty Achievement Award

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Fatema Mernissi Postdoctoral Fellow shares a historiographical critique of the Ethiopian Revolution

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November 5, 2022

The Africa Institute and Sudanese Social Center honor Historian Yusuf Fadl Hassan

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November 4, 2022

Faculty performs poetic tribute for The Africa Institute and more at the 41st Sharjah International Book Fair

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November 2, 2022

Seminar explores Swahili Literature Writings & its Disruptive Forms

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November 1, 2022

Research Seminar discusses Islamic Slave Trade or Slavery in Muslim Societies

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October 19, 2022

The Africa Institute and Duke University Press to publish new journal titled Monsoon focusing on the Indian Ocean Rim

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October 18, 2022

The Africa Institute speaks at Anthology’s conference panel on Advancing Digital Transformation in Education

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Okwui Enewzor Postdoctoral Fellow highlights new perspectives of the collapse of Meroitic State

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October 17, 2022

Unraveling The Story of Barghash with Ali Marzui Senior Fellow

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September 29, 2022

Understanding African Artist Solidarity in the New Normal

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First cohort of Tejumola Olaniyan Creative Writers present initial plans of residency projects

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September 26, 2022

Deciphering African History, Négritude, Blackness, and more through Wolof Poetry

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September 22, 2022

Open Call for Senior and Post-doctoral Fellowships 2023-2024

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September 15, 2022

Seminar explores the migrations of contemporary Africa

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September 13, 2022

Third cohort of Senior and Post-doctoral Fellows announced

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September 8, 2022

The Africa Institute Sharjah launches new literature and cultural studies fellowship in honor of late literary icon Toni Morrison

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August 4, 2022

The Africa Institute, Serpentine and Sharjah Art Foundation present the first London solo exhibition of pioneering Sudanese artist Kamala Ibrahim Ishag

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July 18, 2022

THE AFRICA INSTITUTE SHARJAH LAUNCHES GHANAIAN PLAYWRIGHT MOHAMMED IBN-ABDALLAH’S PLAY, ‘SONG OF THE PHARAOH’ IN ACCRA

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July 13, 2022

2022 Tejumola Olaniyan Creative Writers-in-Residence Fellowship Awardees Announced

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June 29, 2022

Fatema Mernissi Postdoctoral Fellow traces intellectual history of Women in Ethiopian Student Movement through print culture

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June 23, 2022

Discussing the role of Africa in our Modern World

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Global Africa Translation Fellowship invites applications for 2023 cohort

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June 21, 2022

Seminar discusses role of Students of the World in Congo’s Decolonization during Global 1960s

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June 9, 2022

In Conversation with Author of ‘A Decolonial Feminism’

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June 8, 2022

Cultivating Awareness & Talent through The Africa Institute’s Internship Program

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June 1, 2022

African Languages and Translation Program hosts hybrid workshop to review groundwork and exchange best practices

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May 23, 2022

Exchanging & Exploring Synergies: NYUAD Professors and Fellows visit The Africa Institute

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CONGRATULATING SENIOR FELLOW NAMINATA DIABATE ON WINNING THE 2022 ALA FIRST BOOK AWARD

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April 16, 2022

The Africa Institute senior faculty present in 2022’s Pioneers of Contemporary African Art Paris Conference

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April 13, 2022

Carleton College Visit

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March 23, 2022

Call for Papers and Participation: ‘The Dakar Translation Symposium: Africa and her Diasporas’ 12-20 June, 2022 Dakar, Senegal

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March 8, 2022

Keynote & Book Signing with Co-Author Chika Okeke-Agulu: Celebrating Abstract Artist, El Anastusi

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2021

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December 13, 2021

TALK HIGHLIGHTING NEW PUBLICATIONS AT FOCAL POINT 2021

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GLOBAL AFRICA TRANSLATION FELLOWSHIP AWARDEES 2022-2023

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November 7, 2021

Honoring Abdulrazak Gurnah, winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature

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August 11, 2021

BOOK BUNK CO-FOUNDERS VISIT THE AFRICA INSTITUTE

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July 28, 2021

Global Africa Translation Fellowship Awardees 2021-2022

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July 27, 2021

The Africa Institute Global Africa Translation Fellowship

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July 26, 2021

The Africa Institute Presents David Adjaye Campus Design

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April 7, 2021

LAUNCH OF NEW SENIOR & POSTDOCTORAL FELLOWSHIPS PROGRAM

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CAA 2021’s Distinguished Scholar: Dr. Salah M. Hassan

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2020

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August 5, 2020

Inaugural cohort of Postdoctoral Fellowship Program announced

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2019

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December 14, 2019

The Africa Institute hosts two day Sudan Cultural Program

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