Bodies, Histories, & Empire in Africa: A Symposium

SEP 13, 2013 | 10:00 AM TO 2:00 PM

Details

WHERE:

The Graduate Center
365 Fifth Avenue

ROOM:

9100: Skylight Room

WHEN:

September 13, 2013: 10:00 AM-2:00 PM

ADMISSION:

Free

Description

10am: Welcome and Introductions

10:15--11:30am: “Figuring the Tumor: Photography, Self, and Cancer in Botswana”
Professor Julie Livingston (Department of History, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey)

12:30--1:45pm: "Notes on the Political Unconscious of British Post/Colonial Histories"
Professor Antoinette Burton (Professor of History and Bastian Professor of Global and Transnational Studies, Department of History, University of Illinois)

1:45--2:00pm: Closing Remarks
Professor Megan Vaughan (Distinguished Professor of History, the Graduate Center, CUNY)

Cosponsored by the Institute for Research on the African Diaspora in the Americas and the Caribbean and the Ph.D. Program in History.