Institute of African Studies - Columbia University


Upcoming Events

Thursday, October 25, 2018 - 18:15 to 21:00

Knox Hall 208
6:15PM - 9:00PM

The fall of Dien Bien Phu and the Geneva Accords in 1954 signaled the end of a century of France’s presence in Indochina. In the French army, large numbers of soldiers from the colonies, particularly North and Sub-Saharan Africa, were repatriated to their home countries.

Wednesday, November 7, 2018 - 18:00 to Friday, November 16, 2018 - 21:00

Varying Locations
6:00PM - 9:00PM

Blackness in French and Francophone Cinema is a six-part film series hosted by the Maison Française and curated by Nora Philippe and Maboula Soumahoro that will showcase the work of six directors exploring black francophone identity.

Thursday, November 15, 2018 - 18:00 to 19:30

6:00PM - 7:30PM

Makana received her Ph.D in May 2017 from the University of California-Berkeley in African Diaspora Studies/Gender and Women’s Studies. Her research interests include African women’s social history, transnational feminisms, war and militarism, and African diaspora theory.