The Distinguished Africanist Lecture series brings senior and up-and-coming scholars of Africa to campus. Visitors usually speak on issues of interest to specialists studying Africa, students, and the general public.


Distinguished Lectures 2019-2020:

November 5th,
2019

5:30 PM

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”

Location: 
Franke Institute of the Humanities, Regenstein Library
February 11,
2020

5:30 PM

Jean Allman
Professor of African and African-American Studies, History and Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies, Washington University in St. Louis
“The African Revolution vs. Academic Freedom:  Legon, 1964”

Location: 
Franke Institute of the Humanities, Regenstein Library
May 5th,
2020

5:30 PM

TBA

Location: Franke Institute of the Humanities, Regenstein Library

Jody Benjamin Distinguished Lecture PosterJean Allman Distinguished Lecture Poster