UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA - AFRICAN STUDIES CENTER
- "ACADEMIC YEAR ABROAD," Contact: Institute of International Education, IIE Books, 809 United Nations Plaza New York, NY 10017 (212) 883-8200.
- AFRICA HOME AND ABROAD. The AHA Publishing Co. publishes "Africa Abroad," a monthly newspaper of African affairs (launched 1990). Each issue contains a feature story about a different African nation. Contact: Africa Home & Abroad, 209 South High St., Suite 303 P.O. Box 14331 Columbus, OH 43214 (614) 224-7997.
- AFRICAN IMPRINT LIBRARY SERVICES. African Imprint receives a wide variety of original publications (in many languages) from African presses on a regular basis from their purchasers based in African countries. Catalogues are constantly updated. In addition, it is possible to request a specific African publication, and Africa Imprint purchasers will try to obtain that item for you. Contact: African Imprint Library Services 410 West Falmouth Highway P.O. Box 350 West Falmouth, MA 02574 (508) 540-5378.
- AFRICAN STUDIES ASSOCIATION. Offers publications and other services relevant to African studies. Bimonthly newsletter includes information about grants and lectureships. Contact: African Studies Association Emory University, Credit Union Building Atlanta, GA 30322 (404) 329-6410.
- THE AKAN STUDIES COUNCIL. The Akan Studies Council's winter 1993 Newsletter was recently published by Ray Silverman, Professor of Art History and African Studies Center at Michigan State University. For more information, Contact: Raymond Silverman, Department of Art, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48824.
- AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF TEACHERS OF ARABIC (AATA). Contact: Michelle, AATA 280 HRCB BYU Provo, UT 84602 (801) 378-6528.
- AMERICAN COUNCIL OF TEACHERS OF FOREIGN LANGUAGES (ACTFL). Bibliography for selected teaching materials: --Arabic $15.00 --Generic $20.00 Oral Proficiency Guidelines available. Schedules of workshops and training for oral proficiency interviews. Contact: Project Director, ACTFL 6 Executive Plaza Yonker, NY 10701-6801 (802) 388-3711.
- AMERICAN FRIENDS SERVICE COMMITTEE. Publishes position announcements in Africa for a wide variety of domestic and international organizations. Contact: American Friends Service Committee 1501 Cherry Street Philadelphia, PA 19102 (215) 241-7000.
- ASSOCIATION OF AFRICAN STUDIES PROGRAMS. Contact for more information on African Studies programs and centers. Contact: Association of African Studies Programs, Dept. of Government and International Studies University of South Carolina Columbia, SC 29208 (803) 777-3109.
- "BASIC FACTS ON FOREIGN STUDY," Guide to study abroad, advice on programs, financial considerations, with extensive bibliography. Initial copy is free of charge. Contact: Institute of International Education, IIE Books, 809 United Nations Plaza New York, NY 10017 (212) 883-8200.
- "BASIC FACTS ON STUDY ABROAD." Contact: Council on International Educational Exchange, 202 East 42nd St. New York, NY 10017 (212) 661-1414.
- "BEYOND SAFARIS: A GUIDE TO BUILDING PEOPLE-TO-PEOPLE TIES WITH AFRICA," By Kevin Danaher. Provides background and contexts for the organizations discussed. Stresses the importance of development education efforts by program participants when they return. Contact: Global Exchange Publications, 2141 Mission Street, #202 San Francisco, CA 94110 (415) 255-7296.
- "BICYCLING IN AFRICA." This book, by David Mozer, is essential for anyone thinking about or preparing to bicycle in Africa. It covers a broad range of topics such as cross-cultural elements of traveling, health, wellness and vaccinations, preparing yourself and your bicycle, selection of itinerary and equipment, documents and procedures, how to get along in Africa, suggested reading lists and much more, (1989), 200 Pages. Contact: IBF-Africa Tour, 4247 135 Place Southeast, Bellevue, WA 98006-1319.
- CHRISTIAN HEALTH ASSOCIATION OF LIBERIA. Send contributions to CHAL Support Group. Contact: Christian Health Association of Liberia, Support Group, 16640 Stephens Road Newark, IL 60431 (913) 335-2373.
- "CHRONICLE OF HIGHER EDUCATION," Available in most college libraries, regularly lists international teaching positions, including positions in Africa.
- COMPUTERS IN AFRICA- Magazine. Africa File Ltd., 21 Mill Lane, London NW6 1NT, Tel. 01-794 5308. Telex: 933524. Email: GEO2:AFRICA-FILE Vol. 3 No. 4.
- THE D.C. STUDENT COALITION AGAINST APARTHEID AND RACISM (DC SCAR). Services: workshops, video library, speaker services, resource list, newsletter. Contact: DC SCAR P.O. Box 18291 Washington, D.C. 20036 (202) 529-5037.
- A DIRECTORY OF FELLOWSHIPS, SCHOLARSHIPS AND GRANTS AVAILABLE IN THE U.S. TO AFRICAN WOMEN STUDENTS AND SCHOLARS. Compiled by Aili Tripp (Women's Studies Research Center Working Paper #15), $2.00 plus 1.25 postage. Contact: University of Wisconsin-Madison 209 North Brooks Street Madison, WI 53715 (608) 263-2053 Fax 608-265-2409.
- EDUCATORS AGAINST RACISM AND APARTHEID. Newsletter. Contact: EARAA 16404 Goethals Ave. Jamaica, NY 11432 (201) 836-6644
- FULBRIGHT GRANTS AND OTHER GRANTS FOR GRADUATE STUDY ABROAD," Lists IIE administered financial assistance programs for graduate students. No charge. Contact: Institute of International Education, IIE Books, 809 United Nations Plaza New York, NY 10017 (212) 883-8200.
- "FUNDING FOR STUDENT RESEARCH ON WESTERN EUROPE," Second Edition (1991), documents a wide range of funding opportunities for students in the Social Sciences and the Humanities.
- "THE GRANTS REGISTER, 1991-1993," Information on awards available for study and research around the world. ISBN no. 03120519483. Contact: St. Martin's Press c/o Publishers Book Mailing Service, P.O. Box 120159 Staten Island, NY 10312 (800) 288-2131.
- GRASSROOTS INTERNATIONAL. Publishes position announcements in Africa for a wide variety of domestic and international organizations. Contact: Grassroots International, P.O. Box 312 Cambridge, MA 02139 (617) 497-9180.
- HEIFER PROJECT INTERNATIONAL. Services: Newsletter, cattle donation, workprojects, workshops, school training sessions, on-farm experience. Projects regarding a variety of African countries. Contact: Heifer Project International P.O. Box 808 Little Rock, AR 72203 (800) 422-0474.
- INTERNATIONAL EMPLOYMENT HOTLINE. Publishes position announcements in Africa for a wide variety of domestic and international organizations. Contact: International Employment Hotline, P.O. Box 6170 McLean, VA 22106.
- "INTERNATIONAL JOBS: WHERE THEY ARE, HOW TO GET THEM," 3rd edition. By Erich Kochler. Contact: Apex Press, c/o Learning Resources in International Studies, 777 United Nations Plaza, Suite 9A New York, NY 10017.
- INTERNATIONAL RESCUE COMMITTEE. Publishes position announcements in Africa for a wide variety of domestic and international organizations. Contact: International Rescue Committee, 386 Park Avenue South New York, NY 10016 (212) 679-0010.
- INTERNATIONAL VOLUNTARY SERVICES. Publishes position announcements in Africa for a wide variety of domestic and international organizations. Contact: International Voluntary Services, 1424 16th Street, NW., Suite 204 Washington, D.C. 20036 (202) 387-5533.
- INTERACTION. Listings for positions with NGO's and voluntary agencies found in its biweekly newsletter, Monday Developments." Contact: InterAction, 1717 Massachusetts Ave. Washington, D.C. 20036 (202) 667-8227.
- THE INTERNATIONAL ORGANIZATION FOR MIGRATION (IOM). Publishes a biannual listing of "Jobs in Africa." Contact: IOM 1750 K Street, NW., Suite 1110 Washington, D.C. 20006 (202) 862-1826; Fax 202-862-1879.
- MAGANA. A monthly non-profit bulletin of African events in New York City. Relies on donations of $10.00 (organizations) and $6.00 (individuals). Contact: The Institute of African Studies, International Affairs Bldg., Columbia University 420 West 118th Street New York, NY 10027 (212) 854-4633.
- MCBLAIN BOOKS. Offers a variety of scarce, rare and scholarly books on sub-Saharan Africa. The McBlain Books office (open by appointment only) is located at 2348 Whitney Avenue and contains several thousand books for purchase. To request a current sub-Saharan Africa catalogue, Contact: McBlain Books Box 5062 Hamden, CT 06518 (203) 281-0400.
- MICROFORM ACADEMIC PUBLISHERS. The Official Gazette of South West Africa, 1915-1978, is available on 29 reels; West Africa (1917 to present) available on microfilm $65. Contact: Microform Academic Publishers Main Street East Ardsley, Wakefield WF3 2AT West Yorkshire, England Tel. (0924) 825700.
- MOZAMBIQUE, EMBASSY OF THE PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC. Mozambican Constitution approved; copies upon request. Contact: Embassy of the People's Republic of Mozambique, 1990 M Street, NW., Suite 570 Washington, D.C. 20036 (202) 293-7146.
- NEW TRANSCENTURY FOUNDATION. Publishes position announcements in Africa for a wide variety of domestic and international organizations. Contact: New Transcentury Foundation, 7124 Kalorama Road, NW. Washington, D.C. 20009 (202) 328-4400.
- NEWSPAPERS. Ads for African teaching positions and other jobs in Africa are occasionally published in the "London Observer," "London Sunday Times," "West Africa" (published in London), and in the "New York Times" (Sunday edition).
- OIC INTERNATIONAL. Publishes position announcements in Africa for a wide variety of domestic and international organizations. Contact: OIC International, 240 West Tulpehocken Street Philadelphia, PA 19144 (215) 236-4500.
- "ON STUDY ABROAD." Contact: Council on International Educational Exchange, 202 East 42nd St. New York, NY 10017 (212) 661-1414.
- RECORDS OF THE AMERICAN COMMITTEE ON AFRICA. University Publications of America.
- "A SELECTED LIST OF MAJOR FELLOWSHIP OPPORTUNITIES AND AIDS TO ADVANCED EDUCATION," Two volumes: one for U.S. citizens; the other for foreign nationals. No charge. Contact: The National Science Foundation, Publications Department 1800 G Street, NW. Washington, D.C. 20550.
- "STUDENT TRAVEL CATALOGUE," CIEE provides many other services to assist college students traveling and working in foreign countries. Contact: Council on International Educational Exchange (CIEE), 205 East 42nd Street New York, NY 10017 (212) 661-1450.
- THE SUDAN NEWSLETTER. Published quarterly by the Pax Sudani Network, Association for Peace and Justice in the Sudan, which is locally based. The newsletter seeks financial support to cover publication and postage costs. Inquiries, donations and contributions, Contact: David Mayo, Pax Sudani Network P.O. Box 24233 East Lansing, MI 48909 (517) 355-0887.
- "TEACHING ABROAD." Contact: Institute for International Education Books, 809 United Nations Plaza, New York, NY 10017.
- TEACHING IDEAS AND RESOURCES FOR AFRICAN LANGUAGES. Is a newsletter compiled ten times a year by African language instructors at Indiana University. African languages are invited to submit ideas for the newsletter to Editor, TIR newsletter, African Languages Program, Memorial Hall 322, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN 47405. Subscription rate (1992-1993 academic year): $6.00. Make check payable to African Studies Program. Contact: African Studies Program, Woodburn Hall 221, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN 47405.
- U.S. UNIVERSITY AFRICAN STUDIES PROGRAM- Newsletters. Most universities with African Studies Centers publish regular newsletters that may list grants, funding sources and job opportunities. Many such programs also have Outreach Centers that offer a variety of materials for use with classes and community groups. In-service positions are often available. The programs include the following: 1. Boston University, African Studies Center- Materials for loan to the New England region, in-service newsletter, resource center, museum work. Contact: Boston University, African Studies Center 270 Bay State Road Boston, MA 02215 (617) 353-3673.
2. Columbia University, Institute of African Studies- Lectures, discussions, seminars on African studies. Two monthly newsletters. Contact: Columbia University, Institute of African Studies, Room 1103 School of International and Public Affairs, 420 W. 118th Street New York, NY 10027 (212) 854-4633.
3. Indiana University, African Studies Program- In-service, museum work available for interested students. Contact: Indiana University, African Studies Program Woodburn Hall 221 Bloomington, IN 47405 (812) 855-4848.
4. Michigan State University, African Studies Center- Materials from the African Media Center available for loan throughout the Midwest. In- service positions are available. A newsletter is published regularly. Contact: Michigan State University, African Studies Center 100 International Center East Lansing, MI 48824-1035 (517) 355-1855.
5. Northwestern University, Program of African Studies. Contact: Northwestern University, Program of African Studies 620 Library Place Evanston, IL 60208 (708) 491-7323.
6. Northwestern Illinois University, International and Special Programs- 3-week summer abroad programs in Ghana and Zambia for undergraduate and graduate students. Contact: Northwestern Illinois University, International and Special Programs, Lowden 203 DeKalb, IL 60115 (815) 753-9528.
7. Stanford University, Center for African Studies- Provides curriculum materials. Contact: Stanford University, Center for African Studies, Institute for International Studies, Littlefield Center 300 Lausen Street Stanford, CA 24305-5013 (415) 723-3781.
8. University of California, James S. Coleman African Studies Center- Provides a curriculum resource center, rural development training, newsletter and film listings. Contact: University of California, James S. Coleman African Studies Center, 10244 Bunche Hall Los Angeles, CA 90024-1310 (213) 825-3686.
9. University of Florida, Center for African Studies- Provides reference materials, summer institute and newsletter for Southeast area. Contact: University of Florida, Center for African Studies, 427 Grinter Hall Gainesville, FL 32611 (904) 392-2183.
10. University of Illinois, Center for African Studies- Provides newsletter, films and materials for sale. Contact: University of Illinois, Center for African Studies, 1208 W. California, Room 101 Urbana, IL 61801 (217) 333-1000.
11. University of Wisconsin, African Studies Program- Provides curriculum development, conducts summer institute and has reference materials for use. Also has computerized bulletin board on African Studies opportunities in the U.S. and abroad. Contact: University of Wisconsin, African Studies Program, 1454 Van Hise Hall Madison, WI 53706 (608) 262-2380.
12. Yale University, Council on African Studies- Provides a curriculum resource center, newsletter, summer institute and reference materials. Contact: Yale University, Council on African Studies, 85 Trumbull Street, Box 13A New Haven, CT 06520 (203) 432-3436.
- "VACATION STUDY ABROAD," Contact: Institute of International Education, IIE Books, 809 United Nations Plaza New York, NY 10017 (212) 883-8200.
- "VOLUNTARY FOREIGN AID PROGRAMS," Reports of American voluntary agencies registered with AID. No charge. Contact: Bureau for Food and Peace and Voluntary Assistance, USAID, 515 22nd Street, NW., Room 102 State Annex #2 Washington, D.C. 20523.
- "THE WHOLE WORLD HANDBOOK: A STUDENT GUIDE TO WORK, STUDY AND TRAVEL ABROAD," Contact: Council on International Educational Exchange, Publications Department, 205 East 42nd Street New York, NY 10017 (212) 883-8200.
- WINROCK INTERNATIONAL INSTITUTE FOR AGRICULTURAL DEVELOPMENT.
Newsletter: African Rural Social Science Research Networks.
Contact: 1611 N. Kent St., #600
Arlington, VA 22209
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