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News & Events

Find out about all of the news and events happening in the African Studies Center! There are countless events that happen every semester that the Center sponsors and organizes. These events are intended to increase awareness of what we do on campus, bring new ideas and scholarship to the campus community, and celebrate the wonderful people that work with and on the continent.

Honoring the Memory of MSU Alumnus Zororo Makamba

The African Studies Center at Michigan State University is deeply saddened to announce the untimely death of our alumnus, Zororo Makamba, who in March became the first Zimbabwean casualty of the Covid-19 virus.


 Find out about the new and exciting things happening in the African Studies Center!

Community Spotlight

Find out about the wonderful community and faculty members that are doing great work bringing African Studies to Michigan State University and bringing MSU to Africa. Each month we highlight a new member of the university or of the community that we think is excelling in their work.

Africa @ MSU this week

Our weekly newsletter highlights the news and events you'll want to know about for the coming week. It includes conferences and seminars related to African Studies, fellowships and scholarships open for applications, information about Eye on Africa, African Tea Time, and other events happening on campus, and any other resources we think our community would like to know about.

If you would like to subscribe to our newsletter, email us or stop by our office in the International Center, room 100.

If you're new to the MSU community, this is a great way to stay in touch and learn about all of the great things happening on campus!

ASC Events

Find all of the upcoming events hosted by the African Studies Center, including Eye on Africa, African Tea Time, and more!