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The African Studies Association has announced the winners of the 2008 Melville J. Herskovits Award for the best books in African Studies published in 2007. The winners are Linda M. Heywood and John K. Thornton, Central Africans, Atlantic Creoles, and ...

Started in 1973 as the Africa News Service, AllAfrica Global Media continues today as the world’s largest provider of full-text electronic news and information on Africa. The allAfrica.com Web site, available in its current form since 1999, builds on a ...

Check out this great audio interview with Juan Gonzales, Professor Felix Gutierrez, and Sandip Roy on the history of Latino journalism in the United States. Juan Gonzales points to El Misisipi as the first Latino newspaper, published in September 1808 ...

The Codex Cospi (or Codex Bologna) is a pre-Columbian Mesoamerican pictorial manuscript, included in the Borgia Group. It is currently located in the library of the University of Bologna. Binghamton University owns the 1968 Graz facsimile of this work. To ...

The Tompkins County Public Library and the Institute for European Studies at Cornell University will host a presentation by Dr. Iago Gocheleishvili entitled The Russian Invasion of Georgia: Protecting Citizens or Changing Regime, Thursday, November 20, 2008 from 6:00PM to ...

The Russian and East European Program, Department of German and Russian Studies, Department of Asian and Asian-American Studies and Harpur College Visiting Speaker Fund present Dr. Edith W. Clowes Professor of Slavic Languages and Literatures, Director of the Center for ...

The Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft is currently funding a project for the digitization of the incunabula of the Bayerische Staatsbibliothek M√ľnchen, which comprises c. 9700 editions in more than 20.000 copies and constitutes the largest collection world-wide in terms of copies. It ...

Did you know that the US recently suspended a program to reunite family members of African refugees now living in the United States? Or that Gambia’s economy is predicted to grow at 6.5% this year? Read the news that is ...

The Libraries subscribe to two databases that have the ability to select data to develop lists of companies and their executives. To develop a company list using Lexis Nexis, click on the Business button at the top of the homepage. ...

Tank.tv, an online gallery and a showcase for innovative work in film and video, is featuring the work of Distinguished Professor Emeritus Ken Jacobs. The show, simply entitled Ken Jacobs, is curated by Mark Webber and runs from October 1 ...