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Students, Tweets, and Virtual Internships, Oh My.

In many ways it is an exciting time to teach African history. Increasingly, students recognize the continent as a potential place for investment, human rights activism, artistic inspiration, or journalistic inquiry. On the other hand, all of my classes fulfill the university’s “global engagement” and “human diversity” curriculum requirements and some students admit they enroll because they have to and… Read more →

On Building a Digital Repository

By: Liz Timbs A year ago, I don’t think I could have participated in a roundtable on Digital Southern African Studies, because I still didn’t really feel like I knew what it meant to be a “digital scholar.”  While I had attended George Mason University for my Master’s and knew, in general terms, about the work that was being done… Read more →