Africa at Noon on September 4, 2013

Africa and the Eighteenth-Century: The Challenge of the Archive

Teju Olaniyan
African Languages and Literature
University of Wisconsin-Madison

Time and Loca­tion
12:00pm, 206 Ingra­ham Hall, 1155 Obser­va­tory Drive, Madi­son, WI

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This presentation explores the eighteenth century as an entry point into contemporary discussions on democracy, rights, and autochthony in Africa.


Tejumola Olaniyan is Louise Durham Mead Professor of English and African Languages and Literature. He is currently at work on a history of political cartooning in Africa.