African Studies Workshop Featuring Nancy Rose Hunt


Monday, April 27, 2020, 6:00pm to 8:00pm


Virtual Event

Nancy Rose Hunt, Professor of History & African Studies at the University of Florida since 2016, is undertaking new research on psychiatry and mental health in Africa, with a focus on diagnostic categories and care in zones of war, migratory politics, and securitization.  She will present on Veins of Madness in a Turbulent Congolese Border City. Discussant: Byron Good (Harvard University).

This event will be transitioning to meet online. Due to ongoing concerns surrounding the COVID-19 outbreak, our upcoming events are subject to change and/or cancellation.  For updates on Harvard's response to the virus visit


A week in advance, the presenter’s paper and call-in information 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. 

Join this meeting by signing up to the Harvard African Studies Workshop listserv. 



ORGANIZER(S):  Harvard University Center for African Studies