9/13 – Bodies, Histories, & Empire in Africa: A Symposium

Bodies, Histories, & Empire in Africa: A Symposium

September 13, 2013, The Skylight Room, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.

CUNY Graduate Center

Please join us in this symposium to welcome Professor Megan Vaughan—our newly arrived Distinguished Professor of History at the Graduate Center.

“Figuring the Tumor: Photography, Self, and Cancer in Botswana”

Professor Julie Livingston

Department of History, Rutgers—The State University of New Jersey


“Notes on the Political Unconscious of British Post/Colonial Histories”

Professor Antoinette Burton

Professor of History and Bastian Professor of Global and Transnational Studies, Department of History, University of Illinois

Sponsored by the Institute for Research on the African Diaspora in the Americas and the Caribbean and the Ph.D. Program in History.

Light refreshments will be served.

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