University of Minnesota
African Studies Initiative

African Studies Initiative


ASI faculty collaborate with the Institute for Global Studies to provide workshops, professional development courses, language education, and week-long institutes for K-16 teachers.

ASI is also is dedicated to working with the communities of Africa inside the University community and beyond. Each semester ASI offers numerous events ranging from film series, academic and community lectures, performances, to multi-day symposia, seminars, conferences and workshops that are open to the general public.

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