The 2019-2020 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 18: Amina Mire, Professor, Sociology & Anthropology at Carleton University. University

Title: “Wellness in Whiteness: Biomedicalisation and the Promotion of Whiteness and Youth among Women”

October 16: Mark Hunter, Associate Professor, Geography & Planning University of Toronto.

Title:“Race for Education: Gender, White Tone and Schooling in South Africa Missing”

November 20: Charles Cater, Natural Resources Expert, United Nations, Somalia and Eritrea Monitoring Group (SEMG).

Title: Do UN natural resource sanctions work?: Evidence from Somalia

Winter Semester

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

January 22: Christopher Webb, Adjunct Professor, Institute of African Studies & Instructor, Department of Geography at Carleton University.

Title: “‘New Technologies of Poverty: Financialization and South Africa’s Cash Transfer Program”

February 26: Samuel Ojo Oloruntoba, Visiting Professor, Institute of African Studies, Carleton University.

Title: “Regional Economic Communities and Democratic Consolidation in Africa”

March 25: Chris Brown, Associate  Professor, Department of Political Science, Carleton University

Title: We, too, the people of Botswana, are a species”:  Elephants, Democracy and Racism — Reflections on the Botswana Hunting Ban Controversy