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The Deadliest Disease You May Have Never Heard Of

On July 26th, eight years of research and five years of fundraising by Professor Richard Wamai culminated in the opening of a new research center and clinic in Chemolingot Sub-County Hospital, Kenya. This new center will treat patients suffering from leishmaniasis – a disease that kills 20,000 each year. The opening of this center not…
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Published On: August 14, 2019 | Tags: ,
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What “The Handmaid’s Tale” Can Teach Us About The Future

Check out the Northeastern News story about why studying science fiction is so important to crafting an idea of the future. Professor Moya Bailey will be teaching a new course in Fall 2019 called “Topics in Gender and Black World Literatures: Feminist Futures” that explores afrofuturism, a literary genre that features black protagonists in science…
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Published On: June 11, 2019 |
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40 Kenyan Men in America Diaspora Who Inspired Others and Set the Pace in 2018

Associate Professor Richard Wamai was honored in an article that commemorated the 40 Kenyan men who set the pace in their respective areas (Professor Wamai’s being global health) in 2018. Following this publication, he was contacted by two immigrant health organizations, one in Massachusetts and one in Texas, and in January 2019, he spoke to…
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Published On: April 5, 2019 |
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HIV Prevention: Approaches Towards Elimination

It has been thirty years since the first case of HIV/AIDS was identified. The United Nations Program on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) has established a framework as a goal for drastically reducing new AIDS infections. The 90–90–90 framework, as it is known, consists of the following goals: 90% of people with HIV know their status, 90% of…
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Reviews of Kwamina Panford’s “Africa’s Natural Resources and Underdevelopment”

Reviews of Professor Kwamina Panford’s new book, “Africa’s Natural Resources and Underdevelopment: How Ghana’s Petroleum Can Create Sustainable Economic Prosperity” The Herald The Catholic Standard

Published On: August 15, 2018 |
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Professor Panford in Ghana

Associate Professor of Cultures, Societies and Global Studies, Kwamina Panford spent time in Ghana recently as a Visiting Sabbatical Professor and Carnegie Fellow (Feb. – Aug. 2017)

Published On: February 9, 2018 |
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Faculty Publications

Recent publications by members of the CSGS faculty.  

Published On: February 8, 2018 |
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Kwamina Panford Book Launch

Professor Kwamina Panford’s new book, “Africa’s Natural Resource and Underdevelopment: How Ghana’s Petroleum can create sustainable economic prosperity” (Palgrave Macmillan 2017) was launched at the annual African Studies Association meeting at Chicago (Nov 16-18 2017) and by the School of Public Policy and Urban Affairs, Northeastern University in the fall of 2017.

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Artist-in-Residence receives “Living Legend of Poetry Award”

Askia Toure, an artist in the the department’s Master Artists-in-Residence Program, received the 2014 ” Living Legend of Poetry Award” from Philadelphia’s Black Writers Museum…
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Published On: September 19, 2014 |
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The leader in the room

Elikya Bokanga, SSH’16, showcased award-​​winning diplomatic acumen and strong man­age­ment skills at the 12th Annual National Model African Union Con­fer­ence in Washington, D.C. last month…
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Published On: March 24, 2014 |
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