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African Studies

The South Carolina African Studies Program is a vibrant and growing center of research, teaching and community outreach.

With an outstanding faculty and a recognized commitment to interdisciplinary inquiry, the Program is dedicated to fostering scholarship and engagement with African politics, history, and culture. We invite you to join our efforts. 


Africa and the Information Society Symposium

A two-day symposium titled Africa and the Information Society, will be held on April 7-8, 2015. This symposium will bring together people from across campus at USC to focus on issues related to Africa and the Information Society. USC faculty and students who are interested in the relationship between information and communication technologies (ICTs) and economic, political, social, and cultural factors are invited to attend and participate. The two-day event will allow USC researchers to hear overviews of the African continent as it relates to information, including several notable keynote speakers. 

The Keynote Speaker is Dr. Johannes Britz, Provost - University of Wisconsin

Dr. Johanness Britz, Provost of University of Wisconsin

If you would like to read more about Dr. Britz, click here!

For the program of the symposium, click here!