International Studies & Programs

Eye on Africa

Eye on Africa is a weekly seminar series that provides scholars, policy-makers, applied practitioners, students, and the interested public with cutting-edge and highly-contextualized knowledge about the African continent.

Fall 2017 Speaker Schedule (PDF)
Thursdays, 12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.*

*(Please confirm as individual dates and times may change)
International Center, Room 201

Emerging and established scholars share the results of their recent research, with time for audience questions and comments. The series draws on a diverse group of presenters to create an inclusive, holistic view of African history, social movements, the economy, and politics.


Upcoming Speaker(s)

November 7 (Tuesday)

Dr. Mona Mwakalinga, Lecturer of Film and Media Studies at the Department of Creative Arts of the University of Dar es Salaam: "Women and Film-making in Tanzania"

November 30 

Joanna Grabski, Director of the School of Art at Arizona State University: "Dakar as an "Art City""

December 7 

Dr. Leonidas Murembya, assistant professor of Economics at MSU : "Population and Development in Sub-Saharan Africa"


Past Episodes

View all of the Eye on Africa past episodes and past speakers.