Fall 2016 Africa at Noon

Pleasure Africa@Noon image. Worlded Africa by Ewu Ront 2015September 7

“Pleasure and the Pleasurable in Africa and the African Diaspora”

Katrina Daly Thompson
Professor, Department of African Cultural Studies
University of Wisconsin-Madison

Damon Sajnani
Assistant Professor, Department of African Cultural Studies
University of Wisconsin-Madison

Tejumola Olaniyan
Professor, Department of African Cultural Studies
University of Wisconsin-Madison


 

SeCiraj Rassool photo for Madisonptember 14

“District Six Revisited: The politics of land and memory in Cape Town, South Africa”

Ciraj Rassool
Professor, Department of History and African Programme in Museum and Heritage Studies
University of the Western Cape, South Africa


 

CruvellierSeptember 21

“The Habré Trial Was a Success, Let’s Not Repeat It”

Thierry Cruvellier
Journalist and Visiting Lecturer
University of Wisconsin-Madison

 


 

vargo_BW_squareSeptember 28

“Bike Friendly Bahir Dar”

Jason Vargo
Assistant Scientist, Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies
University of Wisconsin-Madison

Jonathan Patz
Professor, Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies
Director, Global Health Institute
University of Wisconsin-Madison


 

South African ProtestOctober 5

“A Visual History of South African Apartheid Through American Eyes: Margaret Bourke-White, 1950”

Alex Lichtenstein
Associate Professor, Department of History
Indiana University

 


 

Holsey photo (1)October 12
“Enacting Africa: Neoliberalism and Politics of Global Presence”

Bayo Holsey
Associate Professor, Department of History
Rutgers University

 


 

John HirschOctober 19

“Africa in 2016: Challenges and Opportunities”

Ambassador John L. Hirsch
Senior Adviser
International Peace Institute

 


 

Ophotoctober 26

“Africa, the Anthropocene, and the end of (Neo-)Liberal Time?”

Kirk B. Sides, Ph.D.
Postdoctoral Research Fellow
Wits Institute for Social and Economic Research (WiSER)
University of the Witwatersrand


 

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“Conversations – On the Rwandan Genocide Cartoons: Propaganda, Pleasure, Evil, Interest”

Tejumola Olaniyan
Professor, Department of African Cultural Studies
University of Wisconsin-Madison

Isaac Kabera
Assistant Greenhouse Manager, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
University of Wisconsin-Madison

 


 

November 9

“Africa after Obama: A Reflection on the U.S., Africa, and the United Nations”

Colin Thomas-Jensen
Deputy Director
U.S. Mission to the United Nations

 


 

mutongi-picNovember 16

“A Conversation on Urban Life in Africa: Mini-Buses, Moviegoing, and Popular Culture in Zanzibar and Nairobi”

Kenda Mutongi
Professor, Department of History
Williams College

fair-picLaura Fair
Associate Professor, Department of History
Michigan State University

 

 

 

 


 

November 23

Thanksgiving – NO AFRICA AT NOON


 

November 30

NO AFRICA AT NOON


 

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“More People, More Trees: Social and Ecological Factors for Tree Cover Distribution in Southern Tanzania “

Niwaeli Kimambo
M.Sc. PhD Student, Department of Geography
University of Wisconsin – Madison

 


 

December 14

NO AFRICA AT NOON

 


 

December 21

NO AFRICA AT NOON

 

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