Studies in Contemporary Africa
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The seminar provides a lively forum for historians and social scientists engaged in the advanced study of Sub- Saharan Africa. Faculty and visiting scholars from Columbia University and neighboring institutions actively participate in the monthly evening sessions. Seminar discussions often focus on theoretical and comparative approaches to the study of colonial and contemporary states, processes in political mobilization and leader- ship, the impact of the international community, and the roles of gender and cultural identities.
Professor Abosede George
Professor Hlonipha A. Mokoena
Titilola Halimat Somotan
Citizen without Status: Métis, Citizenship, and Rights in Late Colonial French Equatorial Africa.
Rachel Jean-Baptiste, University of California-Davis
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Dissident Sexualities and the State in Colonial and Post-Independence Africa
Carina Ray, Fordham University
1989 and the Era of Relief: Ethiopia and the US at the End of the Cold War in Africa
Benjamin Talton, Temple University