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About Afrisem

afrisem-series-flyer-v21.pngThe Africa Seminar (AfriSem) provides an interdisciplinary and area-defined setting for graduate students studying Africa to develop, present, and draw advice on papers and research proposals.

It is open to graduate students (and advanced undergraduates by permission) from any discipline, department, or school of Northwestern, at whatever stage of completion of their graduate program. Graduate students are encouraged to participate in AfriSem throughout their graduate years. Student who regularly attend Afrisem are eligible to receive course credit and research funding from the Program of African Studies.

Visit the official Afrisem website for the latest news about Afrisem. Northwestern graduate students are invited to fill out this survey regarding their Afrisem experience, and what they'd like to see moving forward.

If you have questions or would like to join AfriSem, please email