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With the support of the Moynihan Institute of Global Affairs, the Maxwell African Scholars Union promotes the scientific study of African societies and the continental African experience in the globalized world.

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News and Events

2/18 - Beasts of No Nation movie screening

Beasts of No Nation event poster

On Thursday, 2/18, MASU hosted its first movie night this year. Thank you to everyone who joined!

12/4 Norma Sephuma, Public-Private Partnership (PPP) Specialist
Ms. Norma Sephuma

MASU proudly hosted Ms. Norma Sephuma who led a discussion on Africa as the new Frontier for growth and investment and explained how African countries should position themselves to maximize on new opportunities while addressing the inherent challenges with respect to PPPs.

10/23 MASU-Funded Students Panel

MASU Panelists October 2015

Thank you to our wonderful graduate and PhD student-panelists and everyone who joined us!

MASU's New 2015-2016 Faculty Coordinator

Prof. Deborah Pellow

MASU is pleased to announce its new faculty coordinator, Deborah Pellow from Maxwell's Anthropology Department.

MASU and the African Students Union
Taiwo Majekodumi - African Students Union

This year, MASU plans to work closely with SU's African Students Union to develop and host events and projects. ASU's president, Taiwo Majekodumi talked to us about her plans for the student organization this year.

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