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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 ...

The most recent issue of Caribbean Studies features an article by Sociology & LACAS Professor Kelvin Santiago-Valles on Pedro Albizu-Campos’ use of the idea of race. Santiago-Valles, Kelvin. “Our Race Today [Is] the Only Hope for the World”: An African ...

Deadline, January 25, 2008 In 2006, the U.S. Department of State established summer institutes for the study of critical foreign languages. These institutes are open to U.S. citizens who are undergraduate or graduate students or those who have graduated since ...

Michigan State University has recently launched a new series of podcasts entitled Africa Past & Present. The podcasts will feature discussions with eminent Africanists on topics related to the history, politics, and culture of Africa and the Diaspora. For instructions ...