International Studies & Programs

Eye on Africa

Eye on Africa is a weekly seminar series that provides scholars, policy-makers, applied practitioners, students, and the interested public with cutting-edge and highly-contextualized knowledge about the African continent.

Fall 2017 Speaker Schedule (PDF)
Thursdays, 12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.*

*(Please confirm as individual dates and times may change)
International Center, Room 201

Emerging and established scholars share the results of their recent research, with time for audience questions and comments. The series draws on a diverse group of presenters to create an inclusive, holistic view of African history, social movements, the economy, and politics.

Upcoming Speaker(s)

October 5

Anne Pitcher,Professor of African Studies and Political Sciences, Institute for Social Research (University of Michigan): "No Place Like Home: The Politics of Urban Residential Development in Luanda, Angola"

October 12

Dr. Emila Afonso Nhalevilo, Associate Professor in Math & Science. Education and Director of the Center of Mozambican Studies and Ethnoscience, Pedagogical University in Mozambique: "Research and Curriculum: Deconstructing the Circle"

October 19

Jessica Achberger, African Studies Librarian and Adjunct Assistant Professor of History at Michigan State University: "Words Matter: Rhetoric c. Reality in China-Africa Relations"

Past Episodes

View all of the Eye on Africa past episodes and past speakers.