Category: African Studies

Beverly Stoeltje lecture: “Queen Mothers in Contemporary Asante in Ghana: Authority or Decorative Symbol?”

[ October 15, 2014; 12:00 pm to 1:15 pm. ] Browsing Room
Knight Library
1501 Kincaid St.
Fall African Studies Lecture Series: Women and Gender in Africa
Dr. Stoeltje is Emeritus Professor in the Departments of Anthropology and Folklore and Ethnomusicology at Indiana University. Over her long career, she has researched and published on topics such as performance, ritual, nationalism, gender, and anthropology of law. Geographically her research focuses […]

“‘Who is Marjorie Mensah?’ The Educated Woman and the Formation of a Modern West African Nation”

[ November 4, 2014; 12:00 pm to 1:15 pm. ] Browsing Room, Knight Library
1501 Kincaid St.
UO campus
African Studies Lecture Series, Fall 2014: Women and Gender in Africa
“’Who is Marjorie Mensah?’ The Educated Woman and the Formation of a Modern West African Nation”

Dr. Prais is the assistant director of the Institute of African Studies at Columbia University.  She received her PhD in history and women’s studies […]

Johanna Crane: Who is Global Health For? Tenacious Assumptions in Global Health Science

[ April 9, 2015; 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm. ] Browsing Room
Knight Library
1501 Kincaid St.

A Public Talk

Johanna Crane is a medical anthropologist with a background in English whose research brings together history, science, technological studies, medical humanities, bioethics, and global health. Her book Scrambling for Africa: AIDS, Expertise, and the Rise of American Global Health Science examines the changing U.S. response to the AIDS epidemic […]

“Economies of Blood in East Africa: From Witchcraft to Transfusions,” Dr. Melissa Graboyes

[ May 22, 2014; 12:00 pm to 1:15 pm. ] Knight Library
Browsing Room
1501 Kincaid St.
African Studies Lecture Series Africa/Economies
Please join us Thursday, May 22nd, from 12-1.15 pm in the Knight Library Browsing Room for the final lecture this year in the African Studies Lecture Series. The talk, titled “Economies of Blood in East Africa: From Witchcraft to Transfusions,” will be given by Dr. Melissa Graboyes.

Melissa […]

Lisa Gilman—“Ethnic Pride or Tribalism: The Formation of Ethnic Associations in Multiparty Malawi”

[ February 26, 2014; 12:00 pm to 1:15 pm. ] Knight Library
Browsing Room
1501 Kincaid St.
Free & open to the public

CSWS faculty affiliate Lisa Gilman (Associate Professor, UO Department of English, Folklore) speaks on “Ethnic Pride or Tribalism: The Formation of Ethnic Associations in Multiparty Malawi” as part of the African Studies Lecture Series.