Come out and support Afropolitan 2016 in raising money for next year's showcase. All proceeds will go to making Afropolitan 2016 the most turnt, popping one yet. ASA is holding a bakesale consisting of various foods from the African continent, including puff puff, baklava, zobo and more... Come with love, your wallet, and an empty stomach!
You can apply to be featured on The Lion Speaks, a newly launched media campaign by the African Student's Association of Columbia University. The goal is to collect the images, voices and stories of self-identified Africans. No experience necessary! Any self-identifying Africans welcome! Fill out the google form here to be a part of it: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1tI_wEUnr8cHfYOkGfjZ7BvreSRfcetR2jEy9HY_uSg4/viewform?ts=56f5a30e&edit_requested=true
"CLEN 3851: Violence & Human Rights in World Literature" promises to be a unique and transformative course for students in Columbia's first 2016 summer session for undergraduate and visiting students (T/R 1
On April 16th, Tadias Magazine, an Ethiopian-American online publication, will feature the photo book Temsalet — a celebration of Ethiopian women who broke age-old barriers to advance in their fields. Editor Mary-Jane Wagle will be present for a talk & book signing and publisher Elias Wondimu will present Tsehai Publishers, one of the only remaining independent academic presses focusing on African literature and Pan-African voices. At the Schomburg in Harlem. RSVP at: www.eventbrite.com/e/tadias-hosts-temsalet-book-signing-tsehai-publishers-at-schomburg-tickets-24522309889
The Rift Valley Institute (RVI) is an independent, non-profit organization, founded in Sudan in 2001, currently working in seven countries in Eastern and Central Africa. The aim of the Institute is to advance useful knowledge of the region and its diverse communities, bringing a better understanding of local realities to bear on social and political action.
IAS Director, Brian Larkin, lead a research masterclass jointly organized by Sciences Po, Columbia University, the University of Ibadan and IFRA Nigeria that was held in June 2017 and again in June 2018. It brought junior doctoral students from all over Nigeria to the University of Ibadan and Kano for an intensive workshop designed to train students in the intellectual questions, methods, and writing strategies relevant for their future careers.
Morenikeji Akinade is a third year JD student at Columbia Law School. She was born in Philadelphia but raised largely in Lagos, Nigeria. As an undergraduate at Northwestern University, she had the opportunity to intern at the Lekki Free Trade Zone in Lagos, a joint venture between the Nigerian and Chinese governments.