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For those interested in keeping up with the most recent news about Africa, check out the new news feed on the Africana Studies library resources page – http://library.lib.binghamton.edu/subjects/africana/index.html. With stories from the BBC’s Africa coverage, as well as stories from ...

Cornell University and the Ithaca community are planning a Hip Hop Conference for Fall 2008. Save the dates: October 31 & November 1 Confirmed speakers/guests include: Afrika Bambaataa, Grandmaster Caz, and Joe Cuzo, with more to come. This conference will ...

Students, faculty and staff may donate used textbooks to the Books for Africa program. Books can be dropped off in the residence halls, CIW library and the Off Campus College office. For more information, call Faculty Master Al Vos at ...

The Rotary Foundation announces a call for applications for the 2009-11 Rotary World Peace Fellowships (RWPF) and January and June 2009 Rotary Peace and Conflict Studies (RPCS) Program sessions. The deadline for completed applications to be submitted to the Rotary ...

The Columbia University Center for the Study of Ethnicity and Race presents our Annual Conference: Race and Ethnicity in America and the World Undergraduate Student Conference Call for Papers/Abstracts The conference is open to undergraduate juniors and seniors in all ...

“Diasporic Bodies and Visual Culture: Contemporary African and African Diaspora Art Perspectives” Cornell University April 11-12, 2008 The Cornell University Department of History of Art and Visual Studies is pleased to announce its annual graduate symposium. For more information, please ...

The newly established Lois B. DeFleur International Innovation Fund has launched its first round of competition for grants, in the amount of $2,000 to $5,000, to be awarded to any member of the University community (faculty, staff, or students) before ...

Africana Studies Assistant Professor Ephirim-Donkor has an article in the most recent issue of the Journal of the American Academy of Religion. Ephirim-Donkor, Anthony. “Akom: The Ultimate Mediumship Experience Among the Akan.” Journal of the American Academy of Religion 76, ...

With a theme “Translation: Empowerment, Employment, Enjoyment” Binghamton University’s Translation Research and Instruction Program (TRIP) invites translators to celebrate the University’s new downtown campus, the College of Community and Professional Affairs, at a festival June 20 and 21, 2008. TRIP ...

Thanks to generous donations to the Libraries, we added several films to our collection. In particular, we have added a number from the California Newsreel’s series, The Library of African Cinema. These titles will expand our growing collection of videos ...