News and Events — 2012 Archive



Dr. Jeffrey Sommers appeared live on RT discussing Barack Obama's election and presidency.

Dr. Bellegarde-Smith will give a lecture on Haitian Vodou at California State University, San Marcos in October.

Dr. Anika Wilson is a 21st Century Studies Fellow for 2012-2013. Her project is entitled, 'Gender Conflict and Law in Democratic Transitions: Courts, Narratives, and the Vernacularization of Human Rights in Malawi.'

Dr. Jeffrey Sommers is a Global Studies Research Fellow for 2012-2013. His project is entitled, 'Wages of Austerity: Unraveling Social Europe.'

Dr. Erin Winkler is a recipient of the 2012-2013 Graduate School Research Committee Award. Her project is entitled, 'Racism as a Threshold Topic.'

Dr. Jeffrey Sommers is a recipient of the 2011-2012 Research Growth Initiative Award for his project, 'Spatial Fixes and Hegemonic Re-Rorderings: Africa's Place in the Emerging New Order.'

Dr. Joyce F. Kirk and Dr. Erin N. Winkler were invited speakers at the 2012 Northwestern University conference, 'A Beautiful Struggle: Transformative Black Studies in Shifting Political Landscapes--A Summit of Doctoral Programs.'

Graduate student Charmane Perry received a Foreign Language and Area Studies fellowship to study accelerated introductory Haitian Creole at Florida International University's Summer Haitian Institute.


Come join us in welcoming new students and faculty to the Department of Africology on Friday, September 14! Read more.

The Spring 2012 Latin American Film Series is being cosponsored by The Department of Africology.

The Department of Africology is pleased to cosponsor the film Precious Knowledge on March 29 at 7pm.

The Department of Africology presents Black History & Liberation Month 2012.