Other African Studies Resources

Below you find links to other African Studies resources. Feel free to contact the program office with suggestions of sites that you've found helpful or if you've encountered a dead link.

Blogs and Commentary
Africa on the Blog
Africa in Focus
Impatient Optimists
Timbuktu Chronicles  

Other Sources
100 Open Lectures All About Africa
As the world becomes an increasingly interconnected and truly global marketplace, it becomes ever more important to learn and understand the history, culture and economic roles of nations around the world. Africa is no exception, and this collection of lectures, many from renowned scholars, researchers and innovators, will help you better understand the many varied regions of Africa and the continents changing role in the world marketplace.

The Story of Africa
The Story of Africa tells the history of the continent from an African perspective. Africa's top historians take a fresh look at the events and characters that have shaped the continent from the origins of humankind to the end of South African apartheid. See the rise and fall of empires and kingdoms, experience the power of religion, the injustices of slavery, and chart the expansion of trade between Africa and other continents. Hear what it was like to live under colonialism, follow the struggle against it, and celebrate the achievement of independence.

Cooperative Africana Microform Project (CAMP)
The Cooperative Africana Microform Project (CAMP), founded in 1963, is a joint effort by research libraries throughout the world and the Center for Research Libraries (CRL) to promote the preservation of publications and archives concerning the nearly fifty nations of Sub-Saharan Africa and to make these materials in microform available to researchers.

The history of Africa as a whole
An excellent resource page on African history for some background and context of various issues.

H-Africa Discussion Network
A source of contemporary debates about Africa

African Studies at Other Colleges & Universities
Boston University
Columbia University
Harvard University
Indiana University
Michigan State University
Northwestern University
Ohio University
Stanford University
University of California, Berkeley
University of California, Los Angeles
University of Florida
University of Georgia
University of Kansas
University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
University of Pennsylvania

University of Wisconsin, Madison
Yale University