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Decolonizing African Studies
November 18, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
The African Studies Program is hosting a one-day workshop on Decolonizing African Studies. The workshop is open to all and brings together decoloniality scholars, Africanist students and academics (both African and non-African)* from across disciplines, and university Area Studies administrators to explore and rethink the relationships among colonialism, decoloniality, and African Studies at UW-Madison and at universities around the world. We are honored to be joined by our invited keynote speakers:
- Dr. Akosua Adomako Ampofo, Professor of African and Gender Studies, University of Ghana; and President, African Studies Association of Africa
- Dr. Emilie Diouf, Assistant Professor of English, Brandeis University
- DR. SABELO NDLOVU-GATSHENI, Head of the Archie Mafeje Research Institute and Professor of Development Studies, University of South Africa