ASW Schedule 2019-2020

October 15th:
Emily Lynn Osborn
(Associate Professor of History,
The University of Chicago)

On the Anthropocene and History in a Small Place in West Africa”

Matthew Knisley (PhD Student in Anthropology) 
October 22nd:  Zoë Berman
(PhD Student,
Comparative Human Development)

Intergenerational Memory Practices in Post-Genocide Rwanda”

Discussant: Perry Wong (PhD Student in Anthropology)

November 5th:
Jody Benjamin
(Assistant Professor of History, University of California, Riverside)

“Dress Codes: Cloth, Mobility and Self-Fashioning in Western Africa During the Age of Revolutions”

Franke Institute of the Humanities

November 12th:

Hlonipha Mokoena
(Professor of History, Witwatersrand University, Johannesburg, South Africa).

Lecture in conjunction with the Smart Museum ExhibitionMeleko Mogosi: Bread, Butter, and Poweron view at The Smart Museum of Art from October 19th – December 29th)

The Smart Museum of Art 
December 3rd:

Johanna Pacyga
(PhD Student in Anthropology)

“African Habits: Vocation & Daily Life at the Convent of Saint Joseph”

Gregory Valdespino (PhD Student in History)

If you have questions about the workshop or need assistance in order to attend or access materials, please refer to the ASW Canvas site or email

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