Rumors and Echoes of the Civil Rights Movement in Africa

WHEN: Tuesday, November 14, 4:30–6:00 PM  
WHERE: Scott Hall, Guild Lounge, 601 University Place, Evanston, IL 60208

Pap Ndiaye’s lecture will focus on the multiple ways in which African Americans' struggles for freedom, equality, and dignity were seen, interpreted, and analyzed in parts of colonial Africa, from World War I to the 1960s and beyond. Analyzing conversations between African and African-American soldiers, trips by African intellectuals in the US, and time Malcolm X spent in Africa and Western Europe, Ndiaye will show how a transnational perspective can further our understanding of racial politics, then and now.

Pap Ndiaye is a professor of history at Sciences Po (Paris) and the Buffett Visiting Professor in International Studies at Northwestern University. Find the event on Facebook.

About the Professorship
Roberta “Bertie” Buffett Elliott endowed the Buffett Visiting Professorship in International Studies, which brings to campus leading scholars from around the world to build international relationships and provide educational opportunities for Northwestern students. Learn more about the Buffett Visiting Professorship program.

Dates
Nov 14 2017 - 4:30pm

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