Since the 1960s, anthropology at Syracuse has had a focus on Africa. The anthropology faculty are part of a critical mass of Africanist faculty in the Maxwell School and the College of Arts and Sciences. The Maxwell African Initiative through the Moynihan Institute of Global Affairs and the Department of African American Studies are supported by holdings in the University Library and the only set of The Kenya Archives in the United States. Swahili is offered through the Department of Languages, Literatures and Linguistics. Folk Arts DiDinga dance groupThe Department of African American Studies offers an M.A. in Pan African Studies, as well as fellowships in African American Studies, open to students from across the university.

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