African Studies Workshop Featuring Daniel Smith


Monday, April 16, 2018, 6:00pm to 8:00pm


Lower Library, Robinson Hall 35 Quincy Street, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138

Daniel Jordan Smith joined the Department of Anthropology at Brown University in 2001. He received an AB in Sociology from Harvard University in 1983, a Master of Public Health (MPH) degree from Johns Hopkins University in 1989, and his Ph.D. in Anthropology from Emory University in 1999. He will present Every Household Is Its Own Local Government: Informal Economies and Entrepreneurial Infrastructure in Nigeria. Discussant: Jacob Olupona.

A week in advance, the presenter’s paper will be circulated through the Harvard African Studies Workshop listserv. It is assumed that everyone has read the paper before the workshop.  After presentation and commentary, Workshop attendees are invited to engage in critique and discussion, under the moderation of the Workshop Chairs.

ORGANIZER(S):  Harvard University Center for African Studies