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In the National Interest: The Founding and Early Growth of Indiana University's African Studies Program

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Since 1961 when the University was awarded a 5-year Ford Foundation grant to develop a program of African Studies, Indiana University has steadily built a reputation for excellence in research and teaching related to Africa. One of the most influential of its kind in the country, the African Studies Program (ASP), through the activities and roles of its affiliates, has been one of the principal ways the university has engaged with the rest of the world since the middle of the last century.  The aim of this exhibit is to understand, through the use of material from the Indiana University Archives, when and how Indiana University came to be a…