Welcome to the Africa Center at the University of Pennsylvania which is recognized as a vital and forward-looking center where researchers, students and cultural and business entities come to gain knowledge of contemporary and historical Africa. The Center coordinates a wide range of course offerings. Specialized issues are addressed through the University’s research programs, professional schools, and interdisciplinary centers.
(1) Amharic (Ethiopia), (2) Chichewa (Malawi, (3) Igbo (Southeastern Nigeria), (4) Malagasy (Madagascar), (5) Setswana (Botswana and South Africa), (6) Sudanese Arabic (Sudan), (7) Swahili (Tanzania, Kenya, Comoro islands, Rwanda, and Somalia), (8) Tigrinya (Eritrea and Ethiopia), (9) Twi (Ghana and Ivory Coast), (10) Wolof (Senegal, Gambia, and Mauritania), (11) Yoruba (Southwestern Nigeria, Togo, Benin, and Sierra Leone), (12) Zulu (South Africa, Zimbabwe, Botswana, Swaziland and Malawi)
This course begins in the spring—students engage with South African performance and political history; the history of the festival in Grahamstown; and listen closely to the history of South African jazz. They are given guidelines for writing about live performances; students discuss program choices; and spend sometime talking about travel to South Africa and the lived experience of two weeks at the National Arts Festival.
Small Grants for Research Proposals on Global Media Law and PolicySmall Grants for Research Proposals on Global Media Law and Policy
The Center for Global Communication Studies (CGCS) at the Annenberg School for Communication at the University of Pennsylvania, announces a call for p