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"Eye on Africa" Speakers for Fall 2014

Time: 12:00 - 1:30 PM

Location: Room 201, International Center, 427 N Shaw Lane, East Lansing, MI 48824 Ph: 517-353-1700

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Date Name Affiliation Topic
Wed. 09/10 Diana Matar
SPECIAL talk - Rm 303

Howard Bossen -
Artist working with Photography, Testimony, and Archive “Evidence: Photography and Political Disappearance”
09/18 Brett O’Bannon
Leonard B & Mary E Howell Professor of Political Science & Director of Conflict Studies (DePauw Univ.) “Conflict Analysis for the UN: Exploring the “post” conflict environment in Côte d’Ivoire”
09/25 Darcy Drew Greene Faculty (Journalism, MSU) “Revisiting Verger’s Dahomey”
10/02 Adrianne Daggett Ph.D. Candidate (Anthropology,MSU) “Botswana’s First Farmers: A Look at the Prehistory of Social Change and Economic Transition in Southern Africa”
10/09 Phil Grabowski Ph.D. Candidate (Community Sustainability, MSU) “Farmers’ Perspectives on Conservation Agriculture in Eastern Zambia”
10/16 Laura Apol Faculty (Teacher Education, MSU) “The Challenge and Responsibility of Researcher as Writer and Witness: Poetry from Rwanda”
11/06 Chitja Twala Senior Lecturer (History, University of the Free State, South Africa) “The ANC , political mobilization and transformation in the (Orange) Free State, 1940-2014: Struggles & Challenges”
11/13 Leonard Wantchekon Faculty (Politics, Princeton Univ.)
Mon. 11/17 Norman Miller - SPECIAL Talk 3-4:30, Rm 303
11/20 ASA – No Eye on Africa
11/27 Thanksgiving Holiday – No Eye on Africa
12/4 Olukoya Ogen Visiting Senior Research Fellow (Centre for West African Studies, Univ. of Birmingham, UK) “Silencing and Reinventing Ethnic Identities in Africa”