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Africa~Diaspora Forum- Kenda Mutongi

Kenda Mutongi teaches a wide range of courses in African history, world history, and gender history. She is the author of two award-winning books: Matatu: A History of Popular Transportation in Nairobi (Chicago UP, 2017) and Worries of the Heart: Widows, Family, and Community in Kenya(Chicago UP, 2007). She has also published several articles in the major African …

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African Diaspora Forum-Maya Trotz (U. of South Florida) and Kevin Rhiney (Rutgers U.)

Caribbean in the Flux of Change – People, Land, Air & Sea   Battered States and ‘Resilient’ Futures? A Critical Reflection on the Caribbean post Irma-Maria Kevon Rhiney, Rutgers University   Roughly one month after hurricanes Irma and Maria battered the Caribbean nation of Dominica, Roosevelt Skerrit, the Dominican Prime Minister asserted, “we have a unique …

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Faculty Brown Bag: Christine Dang

Encountering the Other:  Religious Voices in the City One key thread in the contemporary history of Africa – a thread running parallel to and entwining with those of decolonization, independence, and nation-building – is urbanization. Throughout the past century, the continent has witnessed the mass migration of people from the countryside to the city, and …

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REVOLUTIONIZING THE PUBLIC MUSEUM WITH VISITING NYU BUENOS AIRES PROFESSOR FLORENCIA MALBRÁN

oin us for lunch with Dr. Malbrán, critic and curator of contemporary art, as well as co-instructor for the upcoming course Art and Politics in the City: NYC and Buenos Aires. The talk will center on Dr.Malbrán’s current research, an examination of micromuseums in Argentina, particularly the small Ingeniero White Harbor Museum. In discussing how museums …

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Andrés Bello Chair Professor Marisa Belausteguigotia, 2nd public lecture: PATHWAYS AND FOOTSTEPS IN DETENTION

Venue: KJCC Auditorium // 53 Washington Sq. South, NYC Reception to Follow PATHWAYS AND FOOTSTEPS IN DETENTION: MIGRANTS’ AND PRISONERS’ TRANSLUCENCY – MEXICO/ U.S. BORDER How do female prisoners escape their cells in order to be seen at the borders of nations, institutions and disciplines? How do obscured migrants and prisoners leave traces within systems …

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NYU Center for French Language presents “La Sonothèque Nomade” at Africa House

NYU Center for French Language presents “La Sonothèque Nomade” at Africa House – April 4-5, 2019 The Center for French Language and Cultures is happy to invite you to La Sonothèque Nomade – an artistic residency and musical event on Thursday and Friday, April 4-5, 2019. La Sonothèque Nomade is a lively, nomadic, and poetic space of listening and recording …

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French Decolonization in Global Perspective

Conference organized by Jessica Pearson (Macalester College) and Herrick Chapman(NYU). This conference will explore the process of French decolonization in the twentieth century in the context of broad global developments, movements, ideas, and policies.  It aims to evaluate recent trends in the fields of French history and the history of decolonization and to suggest possible avenues for future …

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