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Events

Upcoming Events



November 8, 2017

Location: 
Graduate School of Journalism 2950 Broadway, New York, NY 10027
Time: 
6:00PM - 7:00PM

Nollywood began in Nigeria in the 1990s and has grown into one of the most recognized cultural centers of the world, producing more movies every year than Hollywood and almost as many as Bollywood.



November 10, 2017

Time: 
12:00PM - 3:00PM

Abdilatif Abdalla is a Kenyan poet and political dissident best known for his political pamphlet Kenya, Twendapi? (for which he was imprisoned from 1969-1972), and the collection of poems Sauti ya Dhiki (composed in secret during his prison term).


November 15, 2017

Series: 
The African Philosophy Series
Location: 
Knox Hall 208
Time: 
6:00PM - 7:30PM

Karin Barber is a cultural anthropologist with a particular interest in popular culture, religion, and the verbal arts, both oral and written. Most of her research has been in the Yoruba-speaking area of Nigeria, and she is currently working on early Yoruba print culture.


December 8, 2017

Series: 
The African Philosophy Series
Location: 
Knox Hall 208
Time: 
9:00AM - 5:00PM

Gail Presbey teaches peace and social justice, ethics, African philosophy and culture, and other courses related to social and political philosophy. Her interests are in cross-cultural and feminist explorations in philosophy and the philosophy of non-violence.