African Studies Workshop 2014-15

Francois Richard – April 27, 2015

Presenting “The incertitude of customs: Archaeologies of ethnographic knowledge in colonial Siin, Senegal”

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On Monday, April 27, 2015 Francois Richard, Assistant Professor, at the University of Chicago presented,’The incertitude of customs: Archaeologies of ethnographic knowledge in colonial Siin, Senegal.’

Dorothy Hodgson – April 20, 2015

Presenting “Criminalizing Culture: Human Rights, NGOs, and the Politics of Anti‐FGM Campaigns”

Africa Studies Workshop @ Harvard Featuring Dorothy Hodgson from AfricaHarvard on Vimeo.

Shanti Parikh – April 13, 2015

Presenting “Queer Visibility: The Anti-Homosexuality Bill, Gay Contagion, and the Incitement of Discourse in Uganda”

African Studies Workshop featuring Shanti Parikh from AfricaHarvard on Vimeo.

African Studies Workshop April 13, 2015, Queer Visibility: The Anti-Homosexuality Bill, Gay Contagion, and the Incitement of Discourse in Uganda

Andrew Ivaska – April 6, 2015

Presenting “Transitional Leftwing Actiism in 1960s Dar es Salaam: ‘Comrade Life’ in a Movement Hub”

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On Monday, April 6, 2015 Andrew Ivaska, Associate Professor of History at Concordia University presented, ‘Transitional Leftwing Actiism in 1960s Dar es Salaam: “Comrade Life” in a Movement Hub.’

Stacey Langwick – March 23, 2015

Presenting “Partial Publics: The Political Promise of Contemporary Traditional Medicine in Africa”

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Sipokaze Sambumbu – February 23, 2015

Presenting “Making heritage in post apartheid South Africa: Agencies, sites and museums”

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Louise Meintjes – November 24, 2014

Presenting “Zulu Ngoma and Cultural Brokerage: Ancestors, Entrepreneurs, and Living in the Present”

Michael Lambek – November 10, 2014

Presenting “On Being Present to History: Immediacy, Responsiveness, and Brigand Spirits in Madagascar”

 

Jacob Dlamini – November 3, 2014

Presenting “The Organic Native? Reframing the Land Question in South Africa”

 

David Cohen – October 27, 2014

Presenting “Delicate Histories: Unsettled Pasts and the Will to Closure (Towards a history of precolonial Busoga, Uganda)”

Luise White – October 20, 2014

Presenting “The 1980 Zimbabwe election: electoral violence, election monitors, and the power of the secret ballot”

 

Michael Yarbrough – October 6, 2014

Presenting “Very Long Engagements: Legal Consciousness and the Persistence of Bridewealth in a South African Community”

 

Biodun Jeyifo – September 29, 2014

Presenting “Ayan Contra Ujamaa: Soyinka and Ngugi as Theatre Theorists”

Mariane Ferme – September 22, 2014

Presenting “Sitting on the Land: The Political and Symbolic Economy of Chiefship in Contemporary Sierra Leone”

Clapperton Chakanetsa Mavhunga – September 15, 2014

Presenting “Transient Workspaces: Technologies of Everyday Innovation in Africa”

 

Emmanuel Akyeampong – September 8, 2014

Presenting “The Body and Discourses of Power in Colonial Ghana”