William Allen Brown Memorial Lecture

The annual William Brown Memorial Lecture on West African History is presented in collaboration with the Department of History. The William Allen Brown Memorial Lecture has been endowed generously by the students, colleagues, friends, and family of Bill Brown. Bill Brown earned a Ph.D. in History at the UW-Madison and was a professor in West African history at the UW-Madison for more than 30 years.

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Gregory Mann
Associate Professor, Department of History
Columbia University

Thursday, April 10, 2014, 4:00pm
Tripp Commons, Memorial Union
800 Langdon St.
Madison, WI 53706

 

 

 

 

Ebiegberi Joe AlagoaLooking Back for the Way Forward from Nigeria

Ebiegberi Joe Alagoa
Professor
University of Port Harcort

Saturday, April 21, 2012, 7:00pm
Pyle Center
702 Langdon Street
Madison, WI 53706

This talk was presented as a keynote lecture at the 50/FORWARD conference.

 

 

Image of Adell PattonRemembering William Allen Brown: Africanist Outliers and Different Roads Taken to Wisconsin

Adell Patton, Jr.
Professor, Department of History
University of Missouri-Saint Louis

Thursday, April 28, 2011
Main Lounge, Memorial Union
800 Langdon Street
Madison, WI

Read Adell Patton’s remembrance of Bill Brown here.

 

 

 

Image of Sean HanrettaDying Muslim in Ghana: Death as an Intellectual and Social Practice in the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries

Sean Hanretta
Assistant Professor
Department of History
Stanford University

4:00pm, April 20, 2010
Fluno Center Auditorium
601 University Avenue
Madison, WI

 

 


Indigenous Interpretations of History in West Africa before 1800

Paul Lovejoy
Distinguished Research Professor

Department of History
York University

Wednesday, March 11, 2009
University Club
803 State Street
Madison, WI

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