African Studies Workshop

Unless otherwise noted, ASW meetings take place from 5:30 to 7 at Wilder House, located at 5811 South Kenwood Avenue.

Autumn 2017

October 3rd: Fall Welcome Event with François Richard (Professor, Department of Anthropology, University of Chicago). Title: TBD. Location: Please email raffaella@uchicago.edu for address

October 17th: Caroline Melly (Associate Professor, Smith College). Title: TBD

October 31st: Natacha Nsabimana (Harper Fellow, University of Chicago). Title: TBD

November 14th: Distinguished Africanist Book Event with Achille Mbembe (Professor, University of the Witwatersrand), reading his newly published Critique of Black Reason (Duke University Press). Location: Franke Institute for the Humanities (1100 E. 57th St, Chicago, 60637). Discussant: Adom Getachew (Department of Political Sciences, University of Chicago).

November 28th: John Cropper (PhD Candidate, Department of History). Title: TBD

Winter 2018

January 9th: Damien Droney (Postdoctoral Fellow, Stevanovich Institute for the Formation of Knowledge, University of Chicago). Title: TBD

January 23rd: Zebulon Dingley (PhD Candidate, Departments of Anthropology & History). Title: TBD

February 6th: Elizabeth Fretwell (PhD Candidate, Department of History). Title: TBD 

February 20th: Matthew Knisley (PhD Candidate, Department of Anthropology). Title: TBD. 

March 6th: Jeong Hyun Oh (PhD Candidate, Department of Sociology). Title: TBD

Spring 2018

April 3rd: TBD

April 17th: TBD

May 1st: Zoë Berman (PhD Candidate, Department of Comparative Human Development). Title: TBD 

May 15th: Jonathan Schoots (PhD Candidate, Department of Sociology). Title: TBD. 

May 29th: Gregory Valdespino (PhD Candidate, Department of History). Title: TBD

Schedules from past years available here.