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African Studies Center (ASC)

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Geoff Emberling comments on the urgency of uncovering ancient artifacts

TheWire.In (February 20, 2018)—Rediscovering Ancient Nubia in Sudan Before It’s Too Late

Naomi Andre quoted by AP News on the restoration of the opera Porgy and Bess

Associated Press News (February 16, 2018)—Restored ‘Porgy and Bess’ gets key test on road to Met Oper

The African Studies Center (ASC) at the University of Michigan

ASC provides strategic guidance and coordination for Africa-related education, research, and training activities on campus, and promotes opportunities for collaboration with African partners on the continent.

Founded in 2008, the center serves as a conduit for the university’s many Africa initiatives in the sciences, arts, humanities, social sciences, engineering, and medicine.

These intiatives are funded by the Office of the President: 

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We strive to support our students and faculty on the frontlines of learning and research; to steward our planet, our community, our campus. To do this, ASC needs you—because the world needs Victors.