Conferences

PLEASURE AND THE PLEASURABLE in Africa and the African Diaspora

A lively interrogation of an uncommon theme in the scholarly study of Africa and the African diaspora: pleasure
April 13-15.  Register by April 1.

 

BIG STORIES + CLOSE (UP) RESEARCHBIG STORIES + CLOSE (UP) Research: Health and Science in the African World

Exploring Health and science in the African world through conversations centered on objects, photographs, case studies, and sound
April 15 – 16, 2016

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Early Maritime Cultures on the East African Coast

A conference to explore various aspects of East African maritime civilizations and culture
October 23-24, 2015

 

Towards African Cultural StudiesTowards African Cultural Studies

Embracing cultural studies as a promising field for renewal and transformation
May 1-2, 2015

 

 

AFRICAN-50-1-RED

Fiftieth Anniversary Alumni Symposium

Reflecting on the past, present, and future of the Department of African Languages and Literature
April 10, 2015

 

Harold ScheubOral Tradition and Pop Culture

A festschrift to celebrate Harold Scheub and 43 years of passionate and dedicated work
October 31, 2014

 

 

Examining post-1945 European empires across the Maghreb and sub-Saharan Africa Postwar Empires in Africa

A symposium to examine the nature of post-1945 European empires across the Maghreb and sub-Saharan Africa
April 10-11, 2014

 

 

50forward_mailchimp_banner_grey-0150 Forward: A Half-Century of African Studies at Wisconsin

Celebrating 50 years of African Studies at the University of Wisconsin-Madison
April 20-22, 2012

 

 

Stylised image of Van Hise HallChanging Course: Teaching African Languages at UW-Madison in the 21st Century

A symposium to examine African language learning in the 21st century
Octo­ber 12, 2012

 

 

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The Peace Corps and Africa

A con­fer­ence to honor fifty years of vol­un­teer ser­vice and asses the impacts of the Peace Corps in Africa
March 24–26, 2011

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