The 2017-2018 Monthly African Studies Brownbag Seminar Series

Fall Semester

All fall events are public and take place on a Wednesday from 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. in the Discovery Centre, Room 482 MacOdrum Library  (“MC” on the map of Carleton,

September 20: Chris Huggins M.A., Ph.D., Researcher and Lecturer, land and natural resources rights in Sub-Saharan Africa, Strathclyde University

Title: “Agricultural Reform in Rwanda. Authoritarianism, Markets and Zones of Governance”

October 18: Dr. Dale T. McKinley, Writer, Anthropology & Development Studies, University of Johannesburg

Title: “South Africa’s corporatized liberation: an ANC and a country in crisis”

November 1: Dr. Ryan Patterson, Early-career researcher and contract editor, Independent, previously at University of Bristol, UK.

Title: “A powerful effect on their minds”: British Exhibitions of Technology in Abyssinia and Ashanti, 1868-74”

Winter Semester

All winter events are public and take place on a Wednesday from 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. in either The Arts Lounge in 2017 Dunton Tower or Discovery Centre in the MacOdrum Library – Room 482 (“DT” or “ML” on the map of Carleton,

January 3: Heather David, Masters Student, Political Science, Carleton University

Title: “Commitment, Crisis, Capture: Analyzing the Evolution of South Africa’s Refugee Policy” – CANCELLED

January 24: Peter Midgley, Senior Editor (Acquisitions), Literature & Publishing; Creative Writing, University of Alberta Press

Title: “Title TBA” – CANCELLED

February 14: Tokunbo Ojo, Assistant Professor, Journalism and Media Studies, York University

Title: “Sino-Africa Relationship: Africa-China Reporting Project”

March 28: Logan Cochrane, Banting Fellow, Global and International Studies, Carleton University

Title: “Bottom-up Change in a Top-down Government: Changing Policy and Law in Ethiopia” – CANCELLED

April 18: Graham R. Fox, PhD candidate, Anthropology, McGill University

Title: “The 2017 shooting of Kuki Gallmann and the whiteness of conservation in Kenya” – CANCELLED