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Africa--Study and teaching (Higher)--Illinois--Evanston (1)     x Gwendolen M. Carter (1)     x Carter, Gwendolen Margaret, 1906-1991 (1)     x Herskovits, Melville J. (Melville Jean), 1895-1963 (1)     x Africa--History (1)     x 1960s (1)     x clear facets

Program of African Studies Records 1955-1991

Northwestern University's Program of African Studies, founded in 1948, was the first program on Africa in the nation and the first multidisciplinary program at Northwestern. Developed by anthropologist Melville J. Herskovits to train a corps of scholars maintaining African interests across disciplinary lines, the Program grew to include core and associated faculty from such diverse disciplines as African-American studies, art