African Studies Workshop Featuring George Paul Meiu


Monday, February 3, 2020, 6:15pm to 8:00pm


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

George Meiu Photo

George Paul Meiu is John and Ruth Hazel Associate Professor of the Social Sciences in the Department of Anthropology and the Department of African and African American Studies at Harvard University. His research and teaching focus on sexuality, gender, and kinship; belonging, citizenship and the state; race and ethnicity; and the political economy of postcolonial Africa. He will present Under-layers of Citizenship: Queer Objects, Intimate Revelations, and the Rescue Rush in Kenya. Discussant: Professor Robert Reid-Pharr (Harvard University).

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