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November 2019

BOOK TALK: THE PALESTINIAN IDEA W/ GREG BURRIS

November 12 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Hagop Kevorkian Center for Near Eastern Studies, 255 Sullivan St.
New York, NY 10012 United States
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Tuesday Nov. 12 6:00pm-8:00pm Hagop Kevorkian Center 255 Sullivan St. NYC

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African Diaspora Forum: Barrymore A Bogues

November 13 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Location: New York University 14A Washington Mews, New York, NY 10003, 14A Washington Mews
New York, NY 10003 United States
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Anthony Bogues (Ph.D., 1994, Political Theory, University of the West Indies, Mona) is a writer , scholar, curator, and the Director of the Center for the Study of Slavery and Justice; Professor of Africana Studies, Royce Professor of Teaching Excellence (2004-2007); and currently the Asa Messer Professsor of Humanities and Critical Theory. He is also an affiliated faculty member of the departments of Political Science, Modern Culture and Media . History of Art and Architecture and the Center for Latin…

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Art History and Visual Culture Between Africa and Middle East

November 18 @ 12:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Hagop Kevorkian Center for Near Eastern Studies, 255 Sullivan St.
New York, NY 10012 United States
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February 2020

Book Talk: Kwasi Konadu

February 26, 2020 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Location: New York University 14A Washington Mews, New York, NY 10003, 14A Washington Mews
New York, NY 10003 United States
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Book Talk: Our Own Way in This Part of the World: Biography of an African Community, Culture, and Nation About this Event Kofi D?nk? was a blacksmith and farmer, as well as an important healer, intellectual, spiritual leader, settler of disputes, and custodian of shared values for his Ghanaian community. In Our Own Way in This Part of the World Kwasi Konadu centers D?nk?'s life story and experiences in a communography of D?nk?'s community and nation from the late nineteenth…

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April 2020

African~Diaspora Forum: Kaia Niambi Shivers

April 8, 2020 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Location: New York University 14A Washington Mews, New York, NY 10003, 14A Washington Mews
New York, NY 10003 United States
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African~Diaspora Forum:Kaia Niambi Shivers About this Event Taking from Paolo Freire, “knowledge emerges only through invention and re-invention” with pedagogies that resist hegemonic regimes of knowing when those who are learning are as empowered and humanized as those who are teaching. My philosophy is to offer a safe space for students to cultivate intellect, understand and develop personal and collective agency, connect with peers, and actively participate in their own learning. The two main objectives in teaching is to facilitate…

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Distinguished Speaker : Dr. Verene Shepherd

April 13, 2020 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
NYU Abu Dhabi NYC, 19 Washington Square N,
New York, NY 10012 United States
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In 1988, Shepherd joined the Department of History at the University of the West Indies. She was elevated to a full professorship in 2001, and in 2010 was appointed director of the Institute for Gender and Development Studies. She has served as president of the Association of Caribbean Historians, chair of the Jamaica National Heritage Trust, chair of the Jamaica National Bicentenary Committee.Shepherd specialises in Jamaican social history and diaspora studies. She is an advocate of reparations for slavery, and…

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