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"Eye on Africa" Speakers for Fall 2013

Time: 12:00 - 1:30 PM

Location: Room 201 International Center (URL:

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Date Name Affiliation Topic
01/16 Elshafei Mohamed Artist, Documentary Photographer & Activist “Eyewitness: Civilians in Sudan Conflict Zones"”
01/23 Kelly Askew Director & Faculty (Afr. Studies Ctr & Anthropology, U of M, Ann Arbor) “Swahili Newspaper Poetry: Articulating Politics in Postsocialist Tanzania”
Also: Film at 4PM, Rm 115 Int'l Ctr
02/13 Alison Norris Faculty (Epidemiology, Ohio State University) “HIV/AIDS in Arusha”
02/20 Carolyn Logan Faculty (Political Science, MSU) “Afrobarometer: Round 5 Results”
02/27 Derek Peterson Faculty (African History, Univ. of Michigan, Ann Arbor) “Violence and Political Advocacy in the 'LostCounties', Western Uganda Violence and Political Advocacy in the 'Lost Counties', Western Uganda“
03/06 SPRING BREAK - (No Presentations)
03/13 Thomas (Dodie) McDow Faculty (History, Ohio State University)
03/20 Daniel Roberts Faculty (College of Education, Tanzania Partnership Program, MSU) “Diversity of Opinion in the Face of Prevailing Practices: Schooling and School Cultivation in Two Tanzanian Villages"”
03/27 Korien Chima Faculty (History, Marquette University) “Fighting for the Empire: Petitions as African Voices During the Second World War (Nigeria)”
04/03 Prita Meier Faculty (History of Art, U. of Illinois-Urbana Champaign) “Trading the Gaze: The Materiality of Swahili Coast Photography, 1870-1964“
04/10 Dayo Olopade Ph.D. Student (Law & Management, Yale Univ.) “Kanju: Informality and Innovation in Africa's 'Fail' States“
04/17 Eiman Elgewely Visiting Fulbright Scholar at UCLA (Fine Arts, Alexandria Univ., Egypt) “Art and Culture in Egypt Before and After the Revolution“