African Studies Events

March 13 - 19, 2019

Wednesday, March 13

Priya Ramrakha: A Talk With Shravan Vidyarthi

Join the African Studies Program to discuss the life, work, and forgotten archives of Kenyan photojournalist Priya Ramrakha, featuring Shravan Vidyarthi on...

Monday, March 18

Dr. Gus Casely-Hayford, Director of the Smithsonian's National Museum of African Art

March 18th, 7:00 PM | Keynote speech by Dr. Gus Casely-Hayford, Director of the Smithsonian's National Museum of African Art Introduced by Aminatta Forna....

Tuesday, March 19

Africa Imagines: Reversing the Gaze

Through the West’s dominance in global media, we are used to viewing the world through a Western gaze, and through that gaze Africa south of the Sahara has...

Dr. Dambisa Moyo, Global Economist

March 19th, 7:00 PM | Closing keynote by Dr. Dambisa Moyo, Global Economist Moderated by Scott Taylor Reception to follow, 2nd Floor Healy Hall Lannan...

March 13 - 19, 2019