Travel & Hotel Accommodations
The Department of Africana Studies is housed in Oscar Ritchie Hall. The address is:
225 Terrace Drive
Kent, OH 44242
The Cleveland International Airport is approximately 45 minutes from Kent State University.
Akron Canton Airport is approximately 30 minutes from Kent State University.
Kent State University Hotel and Conference Center
Official Africa and the Global Atlantic World Conference Hotel is the Kent State University Hotel and Conference Center. Guests are encouraged to contact Jannie Jordan, sales manager, at 330-968-6914 to make their reservation. Guests who use the special group code will receive a discounted rate of $109 plus tax for their stay. Reservations must be made by March 10, 2020. You may visit the KSU Hotel and Conference Center webpage to make your reservation. Use group code: KAGWC
The Kent State University Hotel and Conference Center will be the main host hotel for this conference. However, there are six other hotels in the area.