Africana Studies

2017 Africana Dialogue Series

Fri, 20 Oct 2017 9:00 AM - 6:30 PM

Africana Studies at James Madison University invites you to its first Africana Dialogue Series on the theme is Fear. Conflict. Trauma: Negotiating Spaces, scheduled for October 20, 2017. Highlights of the event include a keynote on the topic “Fear. Conflict. Trauma: Community – The Negotiated Space” to be delivered by Dr. Maghan Keita of Villanova University. Featured speakers are Dr. Maureen Shanahan, Dr. Amadi Azikiwe, and Steven Thomas, a community activist. Panels of scholars, and students, from multidisciplinary perspectives, will explore the realities and complexities of the past, challenging episodes in the contemporary world, and the various ways that individuals, groups, and communities mediate them. There are clearly profound lessons to be drawn from the event. 

View the full schedule here.

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