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Center for African Studies – List Descriptions

The Center for African Studies manages 2 moderated e-mail lists, an events list and a general  list. Users can subscribe or unsubscribe on their own. Postings are limited to things related to the Center and to African Studies.

UCB Africa Events List Serve distributes notices of upcoming Africa-related academic and cultural events at U.C. Berkeley, Stanford and other Bay Area educational institutions. On occasion non-academic events may also be announced. It is moderated by the Center for African Studies (http://africa.berkeley.edu/)

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You can subscribe to the list here: https://groups.google.com/a/lists.berkeley.edu/forum/#!forum/cas_events_calendar

 CAS-UCB General List circulates information related to the scholarly pursuit of African Studies. This includes announcements for jobs, internships, grants, fellowships, post-doctoral opportunities, and conferences, etc.

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You can subscribe to the list here: https://groups.google.com/a/lists.berkeley.edu/forum/#!forum/center_for_african_studies

UC Berkeley Graduate Students ONLY:

There is a closed moderated group for current graduate students at the University of California, Berkeley who have research interests in Africa. It is moderated by staff at the Center for African Studies. Information that is relevant to the larger community, including Graduate Students from other institutions, will be sent out on either the African Studies Events List or the General List. Once logged into bConnected with your CalNet ID, you can navigate to the group page and request to be added to the list. You can also write asc@berkeley.edu.

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We also encourage you to follow us via our online calendar and social media, Facebook and Twitter.

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Lists from Community Groups

For updates on Bay Area community, cultural and activist events, join the Priority Africa Network listserv by sending an email to PriorityAfrica@priorityafrica.org. http://www.priorityafrica.org/.

For a wider range of African-oriented social and cultural activities, visit and/or join the Africa & Friends in the Bay Area: http://www.meetup.com/Africa-and-Friends-in-Bay-Area/members/.