Our new series of webinars and talks on the theme of “Knowing Africa” start this Fall term. The series will cover a wide range of issues from African theorists, decolonial epistemologies, feminist era in Africa and more.

Some of the speakers lined up for Fall 2021 series are;

September 29, 2021 | 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm (EDT)
Speaker:
Achille Mbembe
Respondent: Aboubakar Sanogo
Topic: France in Africa Under Macron
Watch Video Here: France in Africa under Macron

October 13, 2021 | 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm (EDT)
Speaker:
Pumla Dineo Gqola (Chair for African Feminist Imaginations, Centre for Women and Gender Studies, Nelson Mandela University)
Respondents:
Professor¬†Yolande Bouka¬†(Political Science, Queen’s University)
Dr. Bibi Bakare-Yusuf (Publishing Director, Cassava Republic Press)
Topic: The Female Fear Factory
Watch Video Here: The Female Fear Factory

November 3, 2021 | 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm (EDT)
Speaker:
Emily Bridger
Respondents: Rachel Sandwell and Shireen Hassim
Topic: Young Women in the Struggle Against Apartheid
Watch Video Here: Young Women in the Struggle Against Apartheid

November 10, 2021 | 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm (EST)
Speaker:
Mark Gevisser
Respondents: Ann Cvetkovich and Jordache Ellapen
Topic: The Pink Line
Watch Video Here: The Pink Line

November 17, 2021 | 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm (EST)
Speaker:
Cynthia Becker
Respondents: Atiqa Hachimi and Carolyn Ramzy
Topic: Music & Blackness in Morocco
Watch Video Here: Music & Blackness in Morocco

December 1, 2021 | 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm (EST)
Speaker:
Christopher Ouma
Respondents: Sarah Emily Duff and Nduka Otiono
Topic: Childhood in African Diaspora Literature
Zoom Registration: https://carleton-ca.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJwsfu2tqjgsHNWXBmTupG9KwrUMNTBKx2pf

Join us for the exciting series ahead by registering to be a part of these series.

Registration form below.

Registration: Knowing Africa Seminar Series

Complete the form below to obtain the event link. You will be notified of future events in the Series.
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