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1155 Observatory Dr
Madison, WI 53706 United States
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February 2023

Fortress Earth: Conservation, Conviviality, and the Political Ecology of Planetary Health

February 1 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
206 Ingraham Hall, 1155 Observatory Dr
Madison, WI 53706 United States
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Date/Time: February 1st 2023, @12:00 pm – 1:00 pm Speakers: Josh Garoon BIO I study the ways in which health, development, and the environment intersect across Africa and the United States, and how those intersections…

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Towards an African Afrofuturism

February 8 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
206 Ingraham Hall, 1155 Observatory Dr
Madison, WI 53706 United States
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Date/Time: February 8th 2023, @12:00 pm – 1:00 pm Speakers: Warrick Moses BIO Born and raised in South Africa, Warrick’s primary research interrogates racial and language identity within the “mixed race” or "Coloured" hiphop community…

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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 BIO Samba Baldeh is the Representative for the 48th Assembly District in the State Legislature. This district includes the…

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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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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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Branding Humanity: Competing Narratives of Rights, Violence, and Global 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

Conflict and Development in 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 R. Hawkins is Senior Lecturer in Humanitarian Studies at the Humanitarian Conflict Response Institute at the University of Manchester. Jessica’s…

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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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Health Development in Sierra Leone

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 BIO Carli Coetzee is a Research Associate at the African Studies Centre at the University of Oxford. Her research focuses on African literature…

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