The African Studies Workshop


The 6th Annual African Studies Workshop (ASW) will take place on October 27th, 2012 in downtown Providence, RI. The event features a talk and discussion led by Dr. Wanjiru Kamau of the Washington, D.C. based African Immigrant and Refugee Foundation.

The talk will provide Africans living in the United States information about issues related to immigration and citizenship. Through a talk and discussion, the afternoon event will focus on the creation of sustainable and effective integration of Africans into American society. It will also inform the broader public about the African community’s ability to migrate and assimilate into American culture. 

Dr. Wanjiru Kamau is the Executive Director of the
Washington, D.C. based organization African Immigrant and Refugee Foundation. Dr. Kamau’s will share her extensive knowledge and experience working with immigrants in the United States.

For more information about Dr. Kamau and the 6th Annual Workshop, click here.


When: Oct. 27, 2012

Time: 1:30pm

Where: St. Paul’s Church, 445 Elmwood, Avenue, Providence, RI

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The afternoon session is free and open to the public.

The event will include a lecture and Discussion: Dr. Wanjiru Kimau


Bryant University, the African Alliance of Rhode Island (AARI), and the African Studies Workshop

If you have further questions please contact Dr. Alex Perullo (aperullo at or Julius Kolawole (jokolawole at

6th Annual Workshop, 2012
Theme: Immigration and Citizenship