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African Languages and Literature
ABOUT THE AFRICAN LANGUAGES AND LITERATURE PROGRAM
The mission of the Department of African Cultural Studies is to provide research and teaching in the languages and expressive cultures of Africa and Africans around the world. This includes work on both graduate and undergraduate levels, and emphasizes the development and application of analytical, linguistic, and methodological tools that will enable students to work effectively and imaginatively across regions, languages, cultural forms, methodologies, and disciplines. Note: The M.A., Ph.D., and doctoral minor will be changing to the name "African Cultural Studies" effective for students starting in the Fall 2018 semester.
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Faculty listings, program overview, minimum degree requirements and satisfactory progress information.
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All applicants and current students are considered for teaching assistantships in the department. Candidates are selected and ranked according to criteria set by department policy.
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