- New Courses in African Studies
A History of African Cities
Section 001, Call Number: 26750, Points: 3
Middle Eastern, South Asian, and African Studies W3915
Day/Time: M 11:00am - 12:50pm, 207 Knox Hall
Instructor: Jinny Prais
East Africa and the Swahili Coast
Section 001, Call Number 71402, Points: 3
Middle Eastern, South Asian, and African Studies W3130
Day/Time: TR 10:10am-11:25am. Location to be announced
Instructor: Kai Kresse
Readings in African Intellectual History
Section 001, Call Number 25553. Points: 3
Middle Eastern, South Asian, and African Studies G6144
Day/Time: W 11:00am-12:50pm
Instructor: Kai Kresse
- Gregory Mann: "France in Mali: the End of the Fairytale"
- Gregory Mann: "Mali Is Not Too Far Gone"
- Gregory Mann on the situation in Mali
- International Herald Tribune / Global New York Times Op-Ed by SÚverine Autesserre: "The Only Way to Help Congo"
- Watch a video of our recent panel on rebellion and elections in Mali
- See a video of an interview with Mamadou Diouf at the 9th Annual Agence Franšaise de Developpement (AFD) and the European Development Research Network (EUDN) Conference
- Gregory Mann comments on what the French elections will mean for French-African relations in this post on the "Africa is a Country" blog.
- Gregory Mann asks "Why is so much outside coverage of the Mali crisis so bad?" on the Africa is a Country blog
- Mali: Democracy, the Coup and the Anti-globalization Left - Right Questions, Wrong Answers?" is the latest article on Mali by Columbia historian Gregory Mann
- New post on "The war in Mali's North - to what effect?," written by Gregory Mann, is available on the Africa is a Country blog
- Gregory Mann writes from Paris, where a march for peace took place on Saturday, on the "Africa is a Country" blog
- The Foreign Policy website features "The Mess in Mali," the latest article by historian Gregory Mann
- Gregory Mann, professor of African History at Columbia, discusses the Malian coup with colleagues in "Mali: How Bad Can it Get?" on African Arguments Online
- African Arguments Online features "Hungry for Democracy: The Malian Peasantry and the Coup," by Brandon County, PhD candidate in history at Columbia and Brian Peterson, Associate Professor of History at Union College
- Gregory Mann, associate professor of history at Columbia, writes a guest post for Africa is a Country on the coup in Mali.
- Mamadou Diouf comments on the Senegalese run-off elections on France 24
- The new book "The Time of Youth Work, Social Change, and Politics in Africa" by visiting scholar Alcinda Honwana will be released in August 2012 by Kumarian Press. Learn more on the publisher's website.
- Committee on Global Though research fellow Etienne Smith writes on "Lessons from Senegal's Democracy" on the Baraza Ijtihad blog
- Graduate students of Columbia's department of Middle Eastern, South Asian, and African Studies launch new online forum dedicated to making academic scholarship relevant to current realities. Visit the Baraza Online homepage, and learn how to contribute on our Opportunities page.
- Mamadou Diouf comments on the first round of the Senegalese presidential elections and Wade's legacy in an interview with University of Cheikh Anta Diop (Dakar) instructor Ibrahima Sarr
- MIA candidate Foday Sackor speaks at the 13th annual Committee on Teaching About the United Nations Conference on "Education IS a Human Right."
- Graduate students of Columbia's department of Middle Eastern, South Asian, and African Studies launch new online forum dedicated to making academic scholarship relevant to current realities. Learn how to contribute on our Opportunities page.
Dual Certificate in African Studies (Universite Paris 1-Columbia University)
A year-long program to examine critical issues and perspectives about Africa and its relationship to its past as well as its place in today's global world. More info