Fall 2016 African Studies Colloquium

Welcome to the Fall 2016 African Studies Colloquium

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

Also see our Online calendar and Colloquium Flyer

September 7
Prospects for Rural Electrification in Africa
Edward Miguel
Professor, Economics

September 14
African Landscapes of New Slavery
Ugo Nwokeji
Associate Professor, African American Studies

September 21
Dislocation and Delivery: The Politics of Housing in Post-Apartheid Cape Town
Zachary Levenson
Phd Student, Sociology 

September 28
Follow Your Leader: Party Kingpins and Candidate Selection in Africa
Danny Choi
Phd Student, Political Science 

October 5
City Under Siege: Migration and Public Goods in Urban Ghana
Jeffrey Paller
Assistant Professor, Politics, University of San Francisco 

October 12
The Political Logic of Electrification in Post-Conflict Uganda 
David Dow
PhD Student, Political Science 

October 19
Dilemmas and Challenges of Doing Feminist Ethnography in 21st Century Angola
Selina Makana
PhD Student, African American Studies  

October 26
De-Sexualizing the African Girl: The Making of the 'Child' in Colonial East Africa
Corrie Decker
Associate Professor, History, UC Davis  

November 2
A Fraught Embrace: The Romance and Reality of AIDS Altruism in Africa
Ann Swidler
Professor, Sociology 

November 9
Manufactured Scarcity? The Politics of Urban Water Reform and Infrastructure Finance in African Cities
Charisma Acey
Assistant Professor, City and Regional Planning 

November 16
Courts After Coups: The Long-Term Development of Law and Order in Africa
Fiona Shen-Bayh
PhD Student, Political Science

December 7
Why and how we should rethink the Senegalese Democratic model
Abdourahmane Seck
Professor, Universite Gaston Berger, Senegal