Past Events

May
18
  • Africa Table
Date
Wed May 18th 2022, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Speaker:
Chipo Dendere

In recent years, there has been a trend of African governments blocking internet access as a means of censorship.

May
4
  • Centering Africa - CAS Annual Lecture
Date
Wed May 4th 2022, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Location
Physical location and webinar link will be made available upon registration.
This event is open to Stanford affiliates in-person or virtually…
Speaker:
Timnit Gebru

About

The Center for African Studies is excited to host Timnit Gebru for this year's annual lecture.

April
6
  • The Producing Knowledge In and Of Africa and the African Diaspora Series
Date
Wed April 6th 2022, 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Architect Sumayya Vally and sociologist Denise Lim both utilize multi-sensory and transdisciplinary methodologies to highlight and amplify the stories of people and things—everyday, extraordinary…

March
10
  • The Producing Knowledge In and Of Africa and the African Diaspora Series
Date
Thu March 10th 2022, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Speaker:
Chouki El Hamel Professor of History in the School of Historical, Philosophical and Religious Studies, Arizona State University-specializing in West and Northwest Africa

In late-seventeenth-century Morocco, Sultan Mawlay Isma‘il (reigned 1672–1727) commanded his officials to enslave all black Moroccans:  that is, to buy coercively or freely those already…

February
24
  • Ethical Infrastructures: Tech, Environment, and Sustainability in Africa
Date
Thu February 24th 2022, 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Laura Ann Twagira is an Associate Professor in the History Department at Wesleyan University, additionally holding appointments in Feminist, Gender, and Sexuality Studies, the Science and Society…