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
Thursday, September 22, 2016 - Friday, October 28, 2016, ongoing. Stone Center, Robert and Sallie Brown Gallery and Museum, UNC-CH The Sonja Haynes Stone Center in partnership with Autograph ABP presents a retrospective of James Barnor's street and studio photographs, spanning Ghana and London from the late 1940s to early 1970s. Exhibition Opening and Talk with Curator Renée Mussai on Thursday, September 22, 2016 at 7 PM.
The UNC Study Abroad Office offers numerous programs for students interested in studying abroad in Africa. There are 30 UNC approved programs offered in all regions of the continent, in addition to UNC faculty-led programs in Senegal and South Africa.