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About the Center

The staff and programs of the African Studies Center work to provide the University and the people of North Carolina with a campus hub for interdisciplinary inquiry and communication on Africa, including the sponsorship of a wide variety of activities that bring together interested faculty and students from a large number of academic disciplines, focusing on the interconnected issues of political change, expressive culture, gender, sustainability, health, and Islam. The African Studies Center is located in the FedEx Global Education Center on the UNC Campus and is part of the College of Arts and Sciences.    Diversity Policy

UNC Summer in Malawi

2018 was the first year of the new UNC Summer in Malawi program, led by Prof. Eunice Sahle, Chair of the Dept. of African, African American and Diaspora Studies. Students participated in internships and visited sites in Lilongwe and Zomba, including Parliament and UNC Project-Malawi, a research, care and training program established by UNC and the Malawi Ministry of Health. Read more (scroll down Malawi program info)