Resources for Other World Areas


African Studies Center, Boston University |
The African Studies Center at Boston University, established in 1953, was one of the first graduate programs in the United States to offer a multidisciplinary African Studies curriculum.

Center for African Studies, University of Illinois |
Established in 1970, the Center for African Studies at the University of Illinois is one of the leading African studies programs in the United States. As a Title VI National Resource Center, the Center is committed to providing comprehensive and excellent educational opportunities.

Exploring Africa, Michigan State University |
Includes a five-unit curriculum of study, as well as classroom activities, country overviews, and current events reports.

Center for African Studies Howard University |
The Outreach Program, is an integral part of the Title VI Center for African Studies at Howard University that focuses on reading, teaching and learning about Africa. The target audience includes K-12 schools, community and four year colleges, civic and faith-based organizations as well as the media and general public. Lesson plans and classroom modules offered.

H-AfrTeach, Michigan State University |
Part of MSU's H-Net (Humanities and Social Sciences Online) network of listservs. H-AfrTeach's mission is to provide a stimulating forum for considering the possibilities and problems involved with teaching about Africa. H-AfrTeach is intended for a wide audience, encompassing educators, students and others with an interest in teaching about Africa at all educational levels.

Latin America

Center for Latin American Studies at the University of Florida |
The University of Florida (UF) Center for Latin American Studies has offered Latin American is recognized as one of the top-ranked centers in the world for Latin American studies. The Center offers collections of lesson plans and primary source materials for the secondary level.

Tulane University – Roger Thayer Stone Center for Latin American Studies |
The Roger Thayer Stone Center for Latin American Studies at Tulane offers online courses, summer workshops, and arranges webinars on award-winning books for K-12 teachers.

Consortium of Latin American Studies Programs (CLASP) |
A great resource for K-12 resources on Latin America.

H-LatAm |
An international forum within “Humanities and Social Sciences Online initiative offers online syllabi, contributed by members of the forum.

Middle East

Middle East Outreach Council |
A collaboration of Middle East Studies Centers, this group offers lists of excellent K-12 books on the Middle East as well as lesson ideas.