CALL FOR PAPERS: GLOBAL DAY 2020

CALS Global and its partners are excited to announce Global Day 2020! The theme this year is “HEARTH: Health, Ecosystems and Agriculture for Resilient, Thriving Societies”.  The event is scheduled for April 22 from 1:00-5:00 …

annual day in Africa

Annual Day in Africa event on April 28, 2020! This semester The African Studies Program is planning our annual Day In Africa event, an outreach program where Wisconsin high school students visit UW-Madison to explore …

AFRISEM CONFERENCE: CALL FOR PAPERS

AFRICA’S PLACE IN A GLOBALIZING WORLD: REIMAGINING GOVERNANCE, SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY, ART AND CULTURE Date: April 03 (Fri), 2020, Venue: Evanston, Illinois In his concept of “Flows,” Arjun Appadurai (2000) observed that in today’s globalizing world, …

Afrofuturism: B(l)ack to the Future

VOICES OF THE PAST. LIVING IN THE PRESENT. GUIDING OUR FUTURE. Afrofuturism is the (re)imagining of the future for Black people through various mediums such as the arts, media, and literature. While Afrofuturism’s origins stem …

AFRICA IN OUR LIVES: ITAMAR DUBINSKY

Itamar Dubinsky is a Visiting Assistant Professor at the School of History, Philosophy, and Religion at Oregon State University, and an honorary fellow at the UW-Madison African Studies Program. Itamar examines the intersections of sport …