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January 2, 2019

For the first time, OSU Model African Union students attended the Regional Southeast Simulation sponsored by Savannah State University November 8-10th. As with the national conference held in…

October 8, 2018

The Center for African Studies is pleased to announce the launching of the  

Owomoyela Yoruba Studies Graduate Scholarship Competition

Purpose: The study of Yoruba language, literature…

March 12, 2018

Salome Fouts, senior lecturer and the director of African Languages at the Center for Languages, Literatures, and Cultures, has received the Provost's Award for Distinguished Teaching by a…

March 12, 2018

For the eighth consecutive year, OSU students from the Model African Union (MAU) organization took part in the annual international simulation hosted by Howard University in Washington, DC…

March 12, 2018

This year’s Oyekan Owomoyela lecture, “Semioptics of Yoruba Language: Word as Image”, delved into the confluence of spoken and visual word in Yoruba painting sculpture, installations, proverbs,…

January 24, 2018

Researchers working in Africa in any field—from social science to hydrology to epidemiology—need data to be able to develop and guide best practices and produce actionable scholarly results.…

September 19, 2017

Three young Ghanaians and two adults representing Ghana 4H and YMCA recently spent a week visiting Columbus and experiencing programs that engage youth in agriculture. The visit was a culminating…

September 8, 2017

The Center for African Studies, Global Water Institute and the Global One Health Initiative are continuing the Voices from the Field brown bag speaker series featuring multidisciplinary…

September 8, 2017

For the second summer, the Center for African Studies and the John Glenn College of Public Affairs co-hosted a six week Public Management Institute for 25 Mandela Washington Fellows. Twenty-five…