Claudia Gastrow is a PhD Candidate at the University of Chicago. She will be presenting, “Geographies of Dispossession: Understanding the Politics of Demolition in Angola.” Michael Hooper, Assistant Professor of Urban Planning at Harvard’s Graduate School of Design, will be the discussant.… Read more »Find out more »
The Harvard Africa Caucus invites you to join them for a round-table discussion with Ambassador David Shin, former U.S. Ambassador to Ethiopia (1996-99) and Burkina Faso (1987-90). Shin is currently a Professor of International Affairs at the George Washington University and co-author of China and Africa: A Century of Engagement. Moderated by Irene Sun (MPP/MBA) of the Harvard Kennedy School of Government.… Read more »Find out more »
“Beautifully inscrutable, Diop’s films are exceedingly personal, drawn from memory, experience, and chance encounters. Drifting and dreamy, they proceed (sometimes haphazardly) like phantasms of the mind, travelling over bodies that are magnetically drawn together—“the triumph of the flesh,” as Diop once put it—whether it be for comfort or lust (or especially the interstice where the two meet), or in order to access distant lands that are remembered, yearned for, or fancifully concocted.… Read more »Find out more »
Dr. Nancy Rose Hunt is a Professor of History and Professor of Obstetrics/Gynecology at the University of Michigan. She will be presenting Colonial Nervousness, and A Nervous State. Joshua Walker, PhD candidate in Anthropology at the University of Chicago, will be the discussant.… Read more »Find out more »
Lecture by Prof. Rene Lemarchand from the University of Florida.
In the context of Rwandan Genocide Commemoration week, Lemarchand will speak about the politicization of memory and commemoration of recent genocidal violence in Africa’s Great Lakes Region.
Lemarchand has Widely published about the history of violence and social and moral repair in Burundi, Rwanda and DRC (Congo).
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The Harvard African Students Association (HASA) will be culminating its Africa Week 2014 Festivities with Africa Night! Tickets cost $12 and are available at the Harvard Box Office. African food will be served at a pre-event reception in the Lowell Lecture Hall Basement from 6:30pm.… Read more »Find out more »
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