College of Arts and Sciences events with African Studies
Sana Saidykhan,doctoral student in the History Department, recently secured a research grant jointly administered by The Gambia’s National Centre for Arts and Culture and Germany’s The Gerda Henkel Foundation. Saidykhan plans to use the funds, totaling 2,500 euros, to support his preliminary dissertation research in The Gambia this summer. Provisionally […]
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The War and Peace theme is organizing a lecture by Hilary Matfess on Oct. 18, at 6:30 p.m. at Bentley Hall 306. The lecture is co-sponsored by International Development Studies; Women’s, Gender and Sexuality Studies; and African Studies. Matfess is a prominent expert on Boko Haram and women. She is […]
Sana Saidykhan, an M.A. student in the History Department, was named a2017recipient of theRoyal Air Maroc-African Studies Association Student Travel Award. The award includesairline tickets between the United States and any Royal Air Maroc (RAM) destination in Africa, and recognizes “outstanding scholarship by future African studies scholars.”Saidykhan is utilizing the […]
On Jan. 25, creative writing doctoral student Michelle Pretorius will be the featured speaker in the Africa@OHIO Colloquium series. Pretoriuss talk is from noon until 1 p.m. in Baker 231. The series, which gives OHIO students, faculty, and invited scholars a forum in which to share their Africa-focused work, is […]
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On Monday, Nov. 21, a panel discussion on India’s Partition took place to mark the publication of Professor Amritjit Singh’s co-edited volume, India’s Partition: New Essays on Memory, Culture, and Politics (Lexington Books). Panelists included Singh, Professor Ghirmai Negash, and Professor Brian Collins. Singh is the Langston Hughes Professor of […]
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In line with the Wealth and Poverty theme’s commitment to explore inequality at home and abroad, faculty have organized a field trip focused on African immigrant communities in Columbus, OH, on Saturday, March 19, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The field trip is free and open to all Ohio […]
The Center for International Studies hosts an open house on Friday, Nov. 13, from 1 to 3 p.m., in the Yamada 009 Classroom. This is an opportunity for students to learn about the five graduate programs that the center offers: African Studies, Asian Studies, Communication and Development Studies, International Development […]
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The Middle East and North Africa Film Series presents Taxi to the Dark Sideon Monday, March 30, at 6:30 p.m. in Baker Center 231. This documentary (directed by Alex Gibney)takes off from an investigation into the killing of an Afghani taxi driver at the hands of U.S. interrogators. The investigation, […]
The Ohio University War and Peace theme is co-sponsoring an Africa & War and Peace Lecture Series with the African Studies Program and the Institute for the African Child. On Wednesday, March 25, between noon and 1 p.m. in Baker 231, Ohio University alum Siphokazi Magadla examines the state assisted […]
The Middle East and North Africa Film Series presents Wadjda on Monday, March 23, at 6:30 p.m. in Baker Center 231. This film (directed by Haifaa al-Mansour) tells the story of an 11-year-old Saudi girl living in the capital of the kingdom, Riyadh. Weaving together the politics of class, gender, […]