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Program in African Studies & Comparative Literature

As one of Northwestern University's research institutes, PAS encompasses a thriving community of faculty, visiting scholars, graduate and undergraduate students who specialize in a variety of disciplines across the university. PAS promotes interdisciplinary coursework and programming that focuses on current events, language training, study abroad programs, and of course, research. In addition, PAS grants an Adjunct Major and Minor in African Studies at the undergraduate level and a Certificate in African Studies at the graduate level as well as administers several grants and fellowships to encourage academic research on Africa and the diaspora.

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