Spring 2019 African Studies Colloquium

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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, MPHAssistant 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, junior FWO postdoctoral fellow at Ghent University

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

Order and the Underground: Shaded Governance in the Goldfields of Madagascar

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