The African Studies Program has hosted annual conferences since ___. Recent topics have included pleasure, health and science, early maritime cultures, alumni and more.
Learn more about our past conferences below:
PLEASURE AND THE PLEASURABLE IN AFRICA AND THE AFRICAN DIASPORA
A lively interrogation of an uncommon theme in the scholarly study of Africa and the African diaspora: pleasure.
April 13-15, 2017
BIG STORIES + CLOSE (UP) RESEARCH: HEALTH AND SCIENCE IN THE AFRICAN WORLD
Exploring health and science in the African world through conversations centered on objects, photographs, case studies, and sound.
April 15 – 16, 2016
EARLY MARITIME CULTURES ON THE EAST AFRICAN COAST
A conference to explore various aspects of East African maritime civilizations and culture.
October 23-24, 2015