Institute of African Studies - Columbia University


Upcoming Events

Wednesday, April 25, 2018 - 18:00 to 19:30

African Studies Colloqium
Knox 208
6:00PM - 7:30PM

Pathetic Fallacies examines the rhetorical magic of modern law that populates the social world with fictional creatures personified as moral agents in the human form and explores the conditions and consequences alongside early Nigerian novelist Amos Tutola's 'The Palm-wine Drinkard'

Wednesday, May 2, 2018 - 17:00 to 21:00

Maison Francaise East Gallery, Buell Hall
5:00PM - 9:00PM

To mark the 100-year anniversary of the birth of anthropologist and filmmaker Jean Rouch, the Maison Française presents a selection of unfinished, unpublished films by the filmmaker, including “Monsieur Albert, Prophète” (Côte d’Ivoire, 1962-63) and “Moi fatigué debout, moi couché” (Niger, 1996-9