Africa Research Workshop

Africa Research Workshop

This long-standing series is the key intellectual forum for Stanford historians who study the African continent and its diaspora. Our workshop showcases completed research and work-in-progress by both Stanford  and external scholars. The interdisciplinary series serves a vital function on campus, bringing Stanford historians together with anthropologists, literary scholars, political scientists, art historians, and is a key fixture of the Bay Area intellectual scene, hosting scholars from UC Berkeley, SFSU, USF, and UC San Diego as well as from further afield.

2022-23 Faculty Organizers: Joel Cabrita & Gabrielle Hecht

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Winter 2023 Workshop Schedule


January 18, 2023 | 5:00pm, William J. Perry Conference Room (Encina Hall Central, 2nd Floor)
Roxanne Panchasi (Simon Fraser University), "You do not Screw with Sahara": African Dust & the Return of the French Nuclear-Imperial Repressed

February 8, 2023 | 5:00 pm, History Corner, Room 307
Simukai Chigudu (Oxford University/ Stanford CASBS), When Will We Be Free? Living in the Shadow of Empire and the Struggle for Decolonisation

March 1, 2023 | 5:00pm, William J. Perry Conference Room (Encina Hall Central, 2nd Floor)
Laura Mitchell (UC Irvine), Material Men: Gender, Historiography, and the Blurry Lines between Slavery & Freedom in Colonial South Africa

March 15, 2023 | 5:00 pm, History Corner, Room 307
Madina Thiam (NYU), After the Jihad, Before the Federation: Making a Senegalese-Sudanese Household in Colonial Mopti

Past Events

January
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William J. Perry Conference Room (Encina Hall Central, 2nd Floor)
November
2
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This workshop will be held online via Zoom
October
5
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This workshop will be held online via Zoom
September
28
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This workshop will be held online via Zoom