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Poster of trailblazing women Africanist PhDs

Blazing a Trail: Women Africanist PhDs

The Herskovits Library of African Studies and the Program of African Studies at Northwestern University are celebrating Northwestern's 150 years of co-education with an exhibit at the Africana Library, featuring notable woman Africanists.
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Ufahamu Africa is a podcast about life and politics on the continent. Weekly episodes begin with an overview of what  the hosts are reading and learning from the continent, followed by an in-depth interview with a thinker, maker, or innovator. New episodes are released every Saturday.

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Swahili Table

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM, Evanston

Join Northwestern's Swahili instructor, Professor Peter Mwangi, for an hour of Swahili discussion both in small groups and as a large g...

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