Yale Council on African Studies Lecture Series • Fall 2016

Yale Council on African Studies
Lecture Series • Fall 2016

Room 203 • Luce Hall • 34 Hillhouse Avenue
Wednesdays at 4:30pm

The Council on African Studies
at the Whitney and Betty MacMillan Center for International and Area Studies at Yale
Rosenkranz Hall • 115 Prospect Street


September 7
Yale Digs Africa
Rod McIntosh, Professor of Anthropology, Yale University

September 14
History, Fiction and South Africa
Imraan Coovadia, Novelist and Director, Creative Writing Program, University of Cape Town

September 28
The Re-installation of the African Art Gallery
Barbara Plankensteiner, Frances & Benjamin Benenson Foundation Curator of African Art, Yale University Art Gallery

October 5
Musical Passage: Listening in on Early Afro-Atlantic Music
Laurent Dubois, Professor of Romance Studies and History, Duke University

October 12
The Digital Life of African Literature
Ainehi Edoro, Assistant Professor of Global Anglophone Literature, Marquette University

November 2
Slavery and Its Afterlives in South Africa
Gabeba Baderoon, Associate Professor of WGSS and African Studies, Penn State University

November 16
Sensational Movies. Ghanaian Films as Oneiric Spaces of and for the Imagination
Birgit Meyer, Professor of Philosophy and Religious Studies, Utrecht University

November 30
Angola: Ideology, Identity and Survival in the Shadow of the Cold War
Justin Pearce, Leverhulme Early Career Fellow, Department of Politics and International Studies, Cambridge University

December 7
#BringBackOurGirls in Nigerian Feminist History
Absoede George, Professor of History and Africana Studies, Barnard College