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

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

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Seminar Examines Dignity and Citizenship Politics in Postcolonial Africa

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The Africa Institute Launches Four Language Courses for Beginners

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

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

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

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

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Challenging Conventional Wisdom: Seminar Examines Economics’ Perspective on Africa

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

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

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

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

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

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Seminar Explores Postcolonial Humanisms in African Literature

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Professor Abebe Redefining Performance Practice at ‘Stepping Forward’ symposium

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

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GLOBAL AFRICA TRANSLATION FELLOWSHIP AWARDEES 2023-2024

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Analyzing Visuality Outside Hegemonic Eurocentric Themes

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

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

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Seminar explores Swahili Literature Writings & its Disruptive Forms

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Research Seminar discusses Islamic Slave Trade or Slavery in Muslim Societies

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

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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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Unraveling The Story of Barghash with Ali Marzui Senior Fellow

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

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

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Seminar explores the migrations of contemporary Africa

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Third cohort of Senior and Post-doctoral Fellows announced

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

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

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

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

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

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In Conversation with Author of ‘A Decolonial Feminism’

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

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

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

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Carleton College Visit

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

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

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TALK HIGHLIGHTING NEW PUBLICATIONS AT FOCAL POINT 2021

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GLOBAL AFRICA TRANSLATION FELLOWSHIP AWARDEES 2022-2023

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Honoring Abdulrazak Gurnah, winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature

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BOOK BUNK CO-FOUNDERS VISIT THE AFRICA INSTITUTE

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Global Africa Translation Fellowship Awardees 2021-2022

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The Africa Institute Global Africa Translation Fellowship

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The Africa Institute Presents David Adjaye Campus Design

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LAUNCH OF NEW SENIOR & POSTDOCTORAL FELLOWSHIPS PROGRAM

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

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Inaugural cohort of Postdoctoral Fellowship Program announced

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The Africa Institute hosts two day Sudan Cultural Program

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