News & Announcements

CAS Portrait flyer
February 4, 2016

The Center for African Studies was featured on the front page of the Stanford Daily after celebrating its 50th Anniversary with a portrait exhibit and reception.

"As part of its 50th anniversary celebrations, the Center of African Studies (CAS)...

CAS Graduating Class of 2015
June 30, 2015

On Sunday, June 14, the CAS community came together to celebrate the achievements of 14 very special students. We congratulated our MA students Kareem Alston, Sherif Ibrahim, Nika Soon-Shiong, and Megan Yealy, our Minor and Certificate recipients Selamile Dlamini, Nchedochukwu Ezeokoli, Daniel Knapp, Natasha Mmonatau, Brian Ombonga, and Laetitia Walendom, our Graduate Certificate recipients...

April 28, 2015

Karen de Sá from the San Jose Mercury News highlights Nicholas Opiyo's pivotal work in East Africa for minority rights in article "Ugandan human rights attourney Nicholas Opiyo finds best of America in Bay Area visit"

Nicholas Opiyo, visiting practitioner at the...

April 3, 2015

On April 3, the Center for African Studies launched the Civil Liberties and Human Rights Protection in Africa Series. The series is co-sponsored by the WSD Handa Center for...

Kareem Alston
March 4, 2015

Read about CAS MA student Kareem Alston's hip hop research in Cape Town in Kathleen J. Sullivan's article "Understanding how hip hop culture transforms young lives".

January 27, 2015

The Stanford Report featured a story about two CAS lectures co-sponsored with Stanford Live that will take place as The Nile Project visits Stanford University for a concert and performance on Wednesday, February 18, 2015. The Nile Project is a collective
 of top musicians from Egypt, Ethiopia,...