Fall 2015 events
"Trauma on Display: Commemorating Arartheid on Constitution Hill (Johannesburg)"
Marie Kruger, Associate Professor, Department of English
Wednesday, December 2, from 11:00-12:30 p.m. in 315 Phillips Hall
"Late Precolonial Struggles, European Expansion and the Making of Colonial Authority: Northeastern Zimbabwe"
Admire Mseba, visiting assistant professor, UI Department of History
Wednesday, November 11, from 11-12:30 p.m. in 315 Phillips Hall
"Writing About Africa: Anglophone and Francophone Perspectives"
Anas Atakora and Samuel Kolawole. Anas Atakora is a poet, fiction and nonfiction writer from Togo. Currently he is a Ph. d. candidate at Dalhousie University in Canada. Samuel Kolawole was born and raised in Ibadan, Nigeria. He has contributed fiction and non-fiction to several journals and anthologies within and outside the continent.
Wednesday, October 21, from 11-12:00 p.m. in 315 Phillips Hall
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"Ironic Encounters: Posthumanitarian Storytelling in Slum Tourist Media"
Brian Ekdale, assistant professor, UI School of Journalism & Mass Communication
Wednesday, October 14, from 11-12:00 p.m. in 315 Phillips Hall
Spring 2015 events
Rex D. Honey Lectureship award ceremony: "The Elephant and African Literatures"
Public lecture and award ceremony featuring Professor Sandra Hackman Barkan
Monday, April 27, from 4:00 - 6:00 p.m. in 2780 UCC