African Studies Workshop Featuring Shireen Hassim


Monday, November 27, 2017, 6:00pm to 8:00pm


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

Shireen Hassim is Professor of Political Studies at the University of the Witwatersrand, currently based at WiSER. She studied at the Universities of Durban-Westville and Natal, and obtained her PhD from York University (Canada). She will present Liminality, identity and the politics of race in South Africa: Fatima Meer and black consciousness. 

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