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Location: 
Gordon Dining and Event Center, Concerto Room
Date: 
Thursday, November 16, 2017 - 6:00pm to 7:30pm

Meet Alum Kate Thornborough who graduated in 2013 with majors in African Languages & Literature and French.

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Location: 
Chicago, IL
Date: 
Thursday, November 16, 2017 - 8:00am to Saturday, November 18, 2017 - 5:00pm

60th Annual Meeting of the ASA

 

 

 

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Location: 
206 Ingraham Hall
Date: 
Wednesday, November 15, 2017 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Join us for Africa at Noon featuring Aaron Mushengyezi, Associate Professor and Dean within the School of Languages, Literature, and Communication at Makerere University in Kampala, Uganda.

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Location: 
206 Ingraham Hall
Date: 
Monday, November 13, 2017 - 12:30pm
Joseph Tonda is professor of sociology at the University of Omar Bongo in Libreville, Gabon. He is also a regular visiting instructor at the École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales (EHESS) in Paris, France.

Moderators: Peter Geschiere (University of Amsterdam), Florence Bernault (UW-Madison), Michael Schatzberg (UW-Madison), Aliko Songolo (UW-Madison)

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Date: 
Monday, November 13, 2017 - 12:00pm to Friday, November 17, 2017 - 10:00pm

International Education Week celebrates the programs, activities, research, and people that make UW-Madison one of the top universities in the world. Join faculty, staff, and students across campus for a series of special events, lectures, fairs, and opportunities for food, learning, and fun!

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Location: 
206 Ingraham
Date: 
Wednesday, November 1, 2017 - 5:00pm to 6:00pm
Location: 
1313 Sterling Hall
Date: 
Tuesday, October 24, 2017 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm

A film screening and conversation with Ghanaian-Italian filmmaker, producer and social activist, Fred Kudjo Kuwornu.

Italian law denies citizenship to young people born in Italy to immigrant parents. This documentary examines the injustice faced by 18 young men and women born in Italy to parents from Africa, Asia, and South America.  Learn more.

Location: 
206 Ingraham Hall
Date: 
Monday, September 25, 2017 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Presented by: Asifa Quraishi-Landes, Law School, UW-Madison

This presentation will explain the history of constitutional structures in Muslim lands before the modern period, and explain how insights from these structures could solve some of the biggest political challenges for Muslim-majority countries today. Specifically, Prof. Quraishi-Landes will present a structure for Islamic constitutionalism inspired by Muslim history, yet designed for contemporary realities.

Location: 
206 Ingraham
Date: 
Wednesday, September 13, 2017 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Location: 
206 Ingraham
Date: 
Wednesday, September 6, 2017 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Join African Studies Program staff, faculty affiliates, and students as we review exciting summer accomplishments and preview upcoming academic year events!

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