Bodies, Histories, & Empire in Africa: A Symposium
SEP 13, 2013 | 10:00 AM TO 2:00 PM
The Graduate Center
365 Fifth Avenue
September 13, 2013: 10:00 AM-2:00 PM
Center for the Humanities
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.