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About The Center

Mission Statement

The Center of African Studies promotes Duquesne University's constructive engagement with Africa through teaching, scholarship and service. It strives to create and encourage opportunities to experience the many rich African traditions and cultures from interdisciplinary and multicultural perspectives.

Goals/Learning Outcomes
  •  To create and promote interdisciplinary academic programs in African Studies.To provide community engagement opportunities for faculty and students in Africa
  • To encourage and support research opportunities in African Studies
  • To engage the university community in critical discussions through invited speakers and other events on issues related to African Studies
  • To facilitate, support, and coordinate agreements between Duquesne University and academic institutions in Africa.