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Spring 2017 Colloquium Series

Fridays | 10:30am - noon | SGIS GA 1100

January 27

Screening and Discussion of Apples, a video of the play performed by the Istijmam Theater Group in Bloomington

Jane Goodman, Department of Anthropology

February 3

“’The Good Machine’: Policing, Transformation, and the State of Emergency in Post Independence Zimbabwe“

Rudo Mudiwa, Department of Communication and Culture

February 10

“You Strike the Women, You Strike a Rock: Women, Music and Activism in the Anti-Apartheid Struggle and Female Prisons”

Janie Cole, University of Cape Town, South Africa

February 17

“Limitations to Design: Dyes and Bodies as agents in West African Textile Production”

Molly Keogh, African Studies Program

February 24

“Image, Word, and Divination: Pebble Augury, Representation, and Literacy in Northwestern Côte d’Ivoire”

Joseph Hellweg, Department of Religion, Florida State University

March 3
*Begins at 11:00am

“South Sudan: The Making of a Famine”     

Clémence Pinaud, International Studies Department

March 10
and 17

No Colloquium – Spring Break

March 24

“Bifurcated Incorporation: Subsaharan Africans and Mobility in Urban Japan”

Tristan Ivory, CRRES & Department of Sociology

March 31

“Humanitarian Histories in Africa’s First World War: A Look at the Evidence”

Michelle Moyd, Department of History

April 7

“From Rural to Urban and School to Work: A Visual Representation of Girls’ Experiences in Mali”

A’ame Joslin, Education Policy Studies, School of Education

*Download the ASP Spring 2017 Colloquium schedule here