University of Wisconsin–Madison

AFRICA AT NOON: FALL SEMESTER WELCOME

When:
September 5, 2018 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
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Join African Studies program faculty, students, and staff to celebrate the start of the semester and learn about upcoming events for the 2018-19 academic year. Lunch will be served. All are welcome.

This event will feature incoming faculty director Nancy Kendall, who will introduce her research and outline her vision for African Studies in the coming years.

In addition, meet African Studies Program staff including Associate Director Aleia McCord, Assistant Director Meagan Doll, Outreach Coordinator Lauren Parnell Marino, and Communications Manager Aberdeen Leary. Hear African Studies Program librarian Emilie Songolo offer an update on our library collections. Learn about the inaugural Jan Vansina lecture from Neil Kodesh, and the Fall 2018 Political Culture in Africa Conference from Aili Tripp.

The winner of the 2018 Jordan Prize winner will also be announced.

Fall Welcome Poster PDF