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February 2023

Madison Sister’s Cities: A Reflection on the Recently Concluded Sister City Trip to Kanifing, The Gambia

February 15 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
206 Ingraham Hall, 1155 Observatory Dr
Madison, WI 53706 United States
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Date/Time: February 15th 2023, @12:00 pm – 1:00 pm Speakers:Rep. Samba Baldeh and Mr. Jerreh Kujabi Talk Description In 1998 the City of Madison established a Sister City Program. Current Sister City Programs are; Arcatao,…

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Infrastructural Attachments: Technologies, Mobility, and the Tensions of Home in Colonial and Postcolonial Kenya

February 22 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
206 Ingraham Hall, 1155 Observatory Dr
Madison, WI 53706 United States
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Date/Time: February 22nd 2023, @12:00 pm – 1:00 pm Speakers: Emma Park BIO Emma Park is an Assistant Professor of History at the New School for Social Research and Eugene Lang College, where she teaches…

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March 2023

The Archival Possibilities of Social Media

March 1 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
206 Ingraham Hall, 1155 Observatory Dr
Madison, WI 53706 United States
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Date/Time: March 1st 2023, @12:00 pm – 1:00 pm Speakers: James Yékú Talk Description: In Africa, social media is well established as a digital sphere for the production and circulation of new genres and textual…

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Ethnoracism in Settler and Colonial Societies: The Case of Black Immigrants in the United States

March 8 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Date/Time: March 8th 2023, @12:00 pm – 1:00 pm Speakers: Mosi Ifatunji BIO Mosi Adesina Ifatunji is an Assistant Professor in the Department of African American Studies and the Department of Sociology at the University…

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Beauty Diplomacy: Embodying an Emerging Nation (Virtual)

March 22 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
206 Ingraham Hall, 1155 Observatory Dr
Madison, WI 53706 United States
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Date/Time: March 22nd 2023, @12:00 pm – 1:00 pm Speakers: Kemi Balogun Zoom: To access the event directly, click here. For dial-in information, click here. Talk Description: Beauty pageants are big business in Nigeria. They are transformed by multiple…

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Beyond Affective Violence: Embodying Suffering, Performing Citizenship (Virtual)

March 29 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
206 Ingraham Hall, 1155 Observatory Dr
Madison, WI 53706 United States
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Date/Time: March 29th 2023, @12:00 pm – 1:00 pm Speakers: Amal Fadlalla Zoom: To access the event directly, click here. For dial-in information, click here. BIO Amal Hassan Fadlalla is Professor of Anthropology, Women’s and Gender Studies, and Afroamerican…

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April 2023

Experiential Learning in Humanitarian Studies: Ethics and Discomfort of Student Research Visits to Uganda

April 5 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
206 Ingraham Hall, 1155 Observatory Dr
Madison, WI 53706 United States
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Date/Time: April 5th 2023, @12:00 pm – 1:00 pm Speakers: Jessica R. Hawkins BIO Jessica received a BA in European Studies with German and Italian from Lancaster University in 2005 and completed her Masters in…

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The Morality of Revolution: Reeducation Camps and the Carceral Regime in Socialist Mozambique, 1974-1990

April 12 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
206 Ingraham Hall, 1155 Observatory Dr
Madison, WI 53706 United States
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Date/Time: April 12th 2023, @12:00 pm – 1:00 pm Speakers: Benedito Machava BIO Benedito Machava is a historian of colonial and post-colonial Africa. Raised and educated in Mozambique, he received his PhD at Michigan University…

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Project 1808, Inc, Decolonizing Education and Transforming Lives Through a School-Community- University Model

April 19 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
206 Ingraham Hall, 1155 Observatory Dr
Madison, WI 53706 United States
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Date/Time: April 19th 2023, @12:00 pm – 1:00 pm Speakers: Alhaji U. N’jai BIO Dr. Alhaji U. N’jai is the founder of Project1808, Inc., a US 501(c)(3) and UN DPI Associated Nonprofit organization. In 2014…

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Teaching and Learning in a Time of Waithood

April 26 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
206 Ingraham Hall, 1155 Observatory Dr
Madison, WI 53706 United States
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Date/Time: April 26th 2023, @12:00 pm – 1:00 pm Speakers: Carli Coetzee Talk Description Over the last years, since the start of the global pandemic, many of us have on any given day been able…

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