Spring 2019 African Studies Colloquium

Welcome to the Spring 2019 African Studies Colloquium

Wednesdays, 12:30 - 2:00 PM in 223 Moses Hall

Also see our Online calendar for these and other events.

February 6
Pan Africanism - A History
Hakim Adi, Professor of the History of Africa and the African Diaspora at the University of Chichester
 
February 13
Rebounding Malaria and the Ethics of Eradication: the WHO Campaign in Zanzibar, c. 1968 and Contemporary Implications
Melissa Graboyes, PhD, MPH, Assistant Professor, Clark Honors College, University of Oregon
 
February 20
Mechanisms of Direct and Indirect Rule: Colonialism and Economic Development in Africa (with Martha Wilfahrt, UC Berkeley)
Natalie Letsa, Assistant Professor, University of Oklahoma  
 
February 27
Legacies of War and Civil Society in Post-Conflict Settings
Justine Davis, PhD Candidate, Department of Political Science, University of California Berkeley
 
March 6
Evaluating the Credibility Revolution in African Development
Kweku Opoku-Agyeang, Research Fellow, Center for Effective Global Action
 
March 13
Virtuous Vulgarity: Material Cultures of Porn and Pedagogy in Dakar, Senegal
Juliana Friend, PhD Candidate, University of California Berkeley
 
March 20
Defining Roles. Representations of Lumumba and his Independence Speech in Congolese and Belgian Literature 
Lieselot de Taeye, Visiting Student Researcher, Institue of European Studies, University of California Berkeley, PhD Candidate in Dutch Literature at Vrije Universiteit Brussel
 
April 3
Multidisciplinary Mapping: Human-Carnivore Conflict and Landscape Use by Carnivores and People in the Rift Valley, Kenya
Christine Wilkinson, PhD Candidate, Environmental Science, Policy, and Management, University of California Berkeley
 
April 10
Doomed Interventions: The Failure of Global Responses to AIDS in Africa
Kim Yi Dionne, Assistant Professor, Department of Political Science, University of California, Riverside
 
April 17
Brian Klein, PhD Candidate, Department of Environmental Science, Policy, and Management, University of California Berkeley
 
April 24
Pan African Feminism: From Freedom Fighters to Feminists
Amina Mama, Director of Feminist Research Institute, and Professor, Gender, Sexuality, and Women's Studies, University of California, Davis